Import Prices Rose 0.9% in April, Export Prices Rose 0.5%

Washington, DC, May 16, 2024- U.S. imports increased 0.9% in April, after advancing 0.6% in March, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. 

Higher fuel and nonfuel import prices contributed to the overall rise. Prices for U.S. exports increased 0.5% in April following a 0.1% advance the previous month.