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

Imports: Iron ores and concentrates

Total Imports Compared to the same month a year ago

-31.19%

Compared to last month

27.65%

Total All Imports Compared to the same month a year ago

12.71%

Compared to last month

-2.95%

RankAmong U.S. Imports

379

Rank 2021

313

U.S. imports of Iron ores and concentrates totaled $120.47 million in September, a change of -31.19 percent from the same month one year ago. The change from one month ago was 27.65 percent. Among more than 1,260 commodity classifications, Iron ores and concentrates ranked No. 379 in September. It had ranked No. 313 for the same month last year.

While Iron ores and concentrates ranked No. 379 in September by value, it ranked No. 11 by tonnage. The top three U.S. markets by value for Iron ores and concentrates imports in September 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) Oil, (2) Passenger vehicles, and (3) Computers.

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