TABLE-U.S. Sept import prices rise 0.2 pct

Reuters

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Oct 23 (Reuters) - U.S. Labor Department report of U.S.import and export price changes by percent (unadjusted).

Sept Aug (Prev) Sept13/12ALL IMPORTS 0.2 0.2 unch -1.0Petroleum 0.8 1.9 0.8 -0.4Nonpetroleum unch -0.2 -0.2 -1.0Food, Feed, Drink 0.5 0.3 0.3 1.8Industrial Supplies 0.6 0.7 unch -1.9Capital Goods unch -0.1 -0.1 -1.0Motor Vehicles,Parts unch -0.1 -0.1 -1.2Consumer Goods ExAutos -0.1 unch -0.1 unch

Sept Aug (Prev) Sept13/12ALL EXPORTS 0.3 -0.5 -0.5 -1.6Agricultural 0.7 -4.2 -4.3 -6.3Non-Agricultural 0.3 unch -0.1 -0.9Food, Feed, Drink 0.7 -4.3 -4.3 -7.3Industrial Supplies 0.7 0.2 0.1 -2.8Capital Goods 0.1 -0.1 -0.1 0.9Motor Vehicles,Parts unch -0.1 -0.1 0.4Consumer Goods ExAutos unch -0.5 -0.6 -1.8

The department reported Sept price indices (2000 base yearequals 100) of 139.4 for imports and 132.4 for exports.

FORECAST:

Reuters survey of U.S. economists forecast:

U.S. Sept. import prices +0.2 pct

U.S. Sept. export prices unchanged

NOTE: The report for September, previously scheduled forrelease on Oct. 10, was delayed due to the partial governmentshutdown.

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