Manufactures Unit Value Index

A proxy for the price of developing country imports of manufactures in U.S. dollar terms, used to assess cost escalation for imported goods. Update twice a year, the index is a weighted average of export prices of manufactured goods for the G-5 economies, with local-currency based prices converted into current U.S. dollars using market exchange rates. Contains historical data from 1960 through 2007 and projections through 2020.
  • Type

    Time series

  • Periodicity

    Annual

  • Last Updated

    07-Jul-2014

  • Economy Coverage

    WLD

  • Granularity

    Other

  • Topic

    Economy & Growth, Trade

  • Update Frequency

    No fixed schedule

  • Contact Details

    data@worldbank.org

  • Access Options

    Query tool

  • Attribution/citation

    Manufactures Unit Value Index, World Bank Group

  • Coverage

    1960 - 2025