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

Imports: Scrap iron, steel

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U.S. imports of Scrap iron, steel totaled $364.44 million in June, a change of 89.00 percent from the same month one year ago. The change from one month ago was 13.52 percent. Among more than 1,260 commodity classifications, Scrap iron, steel ranked No. 185 in June. It had ranked No. 191 for the same month last year.

While Scrap iron, steel ranked No. 185 in June by value, it ranked No. 75 by tonnage. The top three U.S. markets by value for Scrap iron, steel imports in June were (1) Canada, (2) United Kingdom, and (3) Mexico. 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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