U.S. Import Prices Inched Up in September

Washington, DC, October 11, 2019-U.S. import prices increased 0.2% in September, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported, following a 0.2% decline the previous month. 

The advance in September was driven by higher fuel prices; prices for nonfuel goods edged down 0.1%. The price index for U.S. exports fell 0.2% in September, after decreasing 0.6% in August.