Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through March 2024.

Exports: Iron ores and concentrates

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U.S. exports of Iron ores and concentrates totaled $55.34 million in March, a change of 52.26 percent from the same month one year ago. The change from one month ago was 9.76 percent. Among more than 1,260 commodity classifications, Iron ores and concentrates ranked No. 345 in March. It had ranked No. 437 for the same month last year.

While Iron ores and concentrates ranked No. 345 in March by value, it ranked No. 26 by tonnage. The top three U.S. markets by value for Iron ores and concentrates exports in March were (1) The Netherlands, (2) Canada, and (3) France. Among the nation's more than 450 airports, seaports and border crossings, the top three by value were (1) Oil, (2) Civilian aircraft, parts, and (3) Gasoline, other fuels.

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