Understanding export and import price indexes

frequently asked questions.

Publisher: U.S. Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics in [Washington, DC]

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  • Consumer price indexes -- United States,
  • Foreign trade regulation -- United States,
  • Price indexes

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ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The Physical Object
Pagination[15] p. ;
Number of Pages15
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Open LibraryOL17743276M

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The Import-Export Price Indexes measure the average monthly change in prices (excluding customs duties or other taxes) for most goods and some services crossing U.S.

borders. 2 A recent MXP release showed prices for U.S. exports. Chapter in forthcoming NBER book Big Data for 21st Century Economic Statistics, Katharine G. Abraham, Ron S. Jarmin, Brian Moyer, and Matthew D. Shapiro Conference held MarchForthcoming from University of Chicago Press in NBER Book Series Studies in Income and Wealth.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ import and export price indexes Author: Don A Fast, Susan E Fleck. The import and export prices indexes (MXP) are created by compiling the prices of goods purchased in the U.S.

but produced outside of the country (imports), and the prices of goods Author: Daniel Liberto. Get this from a library. Understanding export and import price indexes: frequently asked questions. [United States.

Bureau of Labor Statistics.;]. Export and import price indices are essential for assessing the impact of international trade on the domestic economy. Among their most important uses are analyzing developments in the trade balance, measuring foreign prices.

Additionally, the BLS publishes locality of origin indexes measuring import prices from select countries, regions, and groupings; locality of destination indexes measuring export prices to select countries, regions, and groupings; and U.S.

terms of trade indexes measuring the purchasing power of U.S. exports relative to imports for all goods by select localities where both a LOO and LOD index .