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

Imports: Iron ores and concentrates

Total Imports Compared to the same month a year ago

136.28%

Compared to last month

122.92%

Total All Imports Compared to the same month a year ago

8.27%

Compared to last month

4.73%

RankAmong U.S. Imports

412

Rank 2023

438

U.S. imports of Iron ores and concentrates totaled $82.43 million in April, a change of 136.28 percent from the same month one year ago. The change from one month ago was 122.92 percent. Among more than 1,260 commodity classifications, Iron ores and concentrates ranked No. 412 in April. It had ranked No. 438 for the same month last year.

While Iron ores and concentrates ranked No. 412 in April by value, it ranked No. 13 by tonnage. The top three U.S. markets by value for Iron ores and concentrates imports in April were (1) Brazil, (2) Canada, and (3) Sweden. Among the nation's more than 450 airports, seaports and border crossings, the top three by value were (1) Passenger vehicles, (2) Oil, and (3) Computers.

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