Imports Are Getting Cheaper

I have no real reason to post this, but I thought two or three of you might be interested. Here is the inflation rate of goods (ex fuel) imported into the United States:

This is basically the equivalent of the CPI except only for imported goods. Imports feed into the CPI, so this is one reason why inflation has been declining for the past half year or so.

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