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

Imports: Silicates

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U.S. imports of Silicates totaled $4.14 million in May, a change of -17.34 percent from the same month one year ago. The change from one month ago was -46.51 percent. Among more than 1,260 commodity classifications, Silicates ranked No. 908 in May. It had ranked No. 914 for the same month last year.

While Silicates ranked No. 908 in May by value, it ranked No. 481 by tonnage. The top three U.S. markets by value for Silicates imports in May were (1) Canada, (2) Mexico, and (3) China. 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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