Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through January 2023.

Imports: Ores and concentrates

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U.S. imports of Ores and concentrates totaled $67,106 in January, a change of 233.36 percent from the same month one year ago. The change from one month ago was -8.60 percent. Among more than 1,260 commodity classifications, Ores and concentrates ranked No. 1196 in January. It had ranked No. 1214 for the same month last year.

While Ores and concentrates ranked No. 1196 in January by value, it ranked No. 1191 by tonnage. The top three U.S. markets by value for Ores and concentrates imports in January were (1) New Zealand, (2) Canada, and (3) Germany. 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) Cell phones, related equipment.

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