U. S. export price index down in June

(AGI) Washington, July 15 - U.S. export prices were down 0.44percent in June, compared to a 0.1 percent increase in May, theCommerce Department reports. Analysts had expected a priceincrease of 0.2 percent. Prices of imports have also slowed,from a 0.3 percent rise in May to 0.1 percent rise in June.(AGI) . .

(AGI) Washington, July 15 - U.S. export prices were down 0.44percent in June, compared to a 0.1 percent increase in May, theCommerce Department reports. Analysts had expected a priceincrease of 0.2 percent. Prices of imports have also slowed,from a 0.3 percent rise in May to 0.1 percent rise in June.(AGI) . .