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

Imports: Plastic waste, scrap

Total Imports Compared to the same month a year ago

24.58%

Compared to last month

-0.71%

Total All Imports Compared to the same month a year ago

17.79%

Compared to last month

0.24%

RankAmong U.S. Imports

602

Rank 2021

633

U.S. imports of Plastic waste, scrap totaled $34.89 million in June, a change of 24.58 percent from the same month one year ago. The change from one month ago was -0.71 percent. Among more than 1,260 commodity classifications, Plastic waste, scrap ranked No. 602 in June. It had ranked No. 633 for the same month last year.

While Plastic waste, scrap ranked No. 602 in June by value, it ranked No. 345 by tonnage. The top three U.S. markets by value for Plastic waste, scrap imports in June were (1) Canada, (2) Mexico, and (3) Honduras. 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) Cell phones, related equipment.

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