Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through September 2022.

Imports: Cotton

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U.S. imports of Cotton totaled $10,756 in September, a change of 129.58 percent from the same month one year ago. The change from one month ago was -92.90 percent. Among more than 1,260 commodity classifications, Cotton ranked No. 1186 in September. It had ranked No. 1168 for the same month last year.

While Cotton ranked No. 1186 in September by value, it ranked No. 1100 by tonnage. The top three U.S. markets by value for Cotton imports in September were (1) Hong Kong, (2) Japan, and (3) Italy. Among the nation's more than 450 airports, seaports and border crossings, the top three by value were (1) Oil, (2) Passenger vehicles, and (3) Computers.

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