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An import price index measures changes in the prices of imports of merchandise into a country. The index numbers for each reference period relate to prices of imports landed into the country during the period.

Source Publication:
Producer and International Trade Price Indexes: Concepts Sources and Methods, Australian Bureau of Statistics, Canberra, 1995, Chapter 11, Import Price Index.

Cross References:
Export price index

Statistical Theme: Prices and purchasing power partities

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Wednesday, March 5, 2003