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U.S. import and export prices each fall 0.1% in December after larger drops in November: Bureau of Labor Statistics (January 11, 2013)

Bureau of Labor Statistics The latest U.S. Import and Export Price Indexes news release has been posted on the BLS website at http://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/ximpim.pdf and also archived at http://www.bls.gov/news.release/archives/ximpim_01112013.pdf . Highlights are below. U.S. import and export prices each fall 0.1% in December after larger drops in November 01/11/2013 The price index for U.S. imports edged down 0.1 percent in December, after declining 0.8 percent the previous month. Falling fuel and nonfuel prices each contributed to the December decrease. U.S. export prices also fell 0.1 percent in December following a 0.7 percent drop in November.