U.S. Import Prices Increased 0.7% in November

By Sarah Chaney and Kate DavidsonFeaturesDow Jones Newswires

Import prices increased 0.7% in November from a month earlier, the Labor Department said Thursday.

Economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal expected a 0.7% increase in import prices. Unlike most measures of inflation, import prices are not adjusted for seasonality.

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The Labor Department report on import and export prices can be accessed at: http://www.bls.gov/news.release/ximpim.toc.htm.

Write to Sarah Chaney at sarah.chaney@wsj.com

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December 14, 2017 08:47 ET (13:47 GMT)