9 August 2001, 16:44  Labor Department report of U.S. import and export price changes by percent (unadjusted).

_________________July June (Prev) July01/00
ALL IMPORTS -1.6 -0.4 -0.5 -4.2
Petroleum -6.1 -0.8 -1.3 -16.3
Nonpetroleum -1.0 -0.3 -0.4 -2.2
Food, Feed, Drink -1.4 -1.2 -1.4 -5.2
Industrial Supplies -4.6 -0.9 -1.1 -9.4
Capital Goods -0.4 unch -0.1 -2.6
Motor Vehicles,Parts -0.2 0.1 0.1 -0.6
Consumer Goods ExAutos -0.2 -0.2 -0.3 -0.8

_________________July June (Prev) July01/00
ALL EXPORTS -0.4 -0.2 -0.3 -0.9
Agricultural 0.7 0.1 -0.1 3.4
Non-Agricultural -0.5 -0.2 -0.2 -1.4
Food, Feed, Drink 1.2 0.7 0.5 3.2
Industrial Supplies -1.5 -0.9 -0.9 -4.8
Capital Goods -0.3 -0.1 unch 0.1
Motor Vehicles,Parts unch unch unch 0.3
Consumer Goods, exAutos 0.1 0.1 unch -0.6
The department reported July price indices (1995 base year equals 100) of 95.5 for imports and 95.3 for exports.

FORECAST:
survey of U.S. economists forecast for July:
U.S. import prices -0.5 pct
HISTORICAL COMPARISONS/NOTES:
U.S. nonpetroleum import prices longest string of declines since October 1997 to September 1998 U.S. petroleum import prices at -6.1 pct, largest decline since -6.5 pct in March 2001

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