Details from the August 2017 US import and export price index 19 September 2017
- Prior 0.1%. revised to -0.1%
- 2.1% vs 2.2% exp y/y. Prior 1.5%. Revised to 1.2%
- Export prices % vs 0.25 exp m/m. Prior 0.4%. revised to 0.5%
- 2.3% vs 0.8% prior. Revised to 0.9%
A bit of a mish-mash between this and last month. Stronger readings potentially add to the inflation picture but we’re up and down quite a bit. Prices could take another swing next month if there’s any hurricane related pass-through.