Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through November 2021.

Imports: Artificial staple fibers

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U.S. imports of Artificial staple fibers totaled $22.02 million in November, a change of 39.61 percent from the same month one year ago. The change from one month ago was 19.72 percent. Among more than 1,260 commodity classifications, Artificial staple fibers ranked No. 694 in November. It had ranked No. 670 for the same month last year.

While Artificial staple fibers ranked No. 694 in November by value, it ranked No. 412 by tonnage. The top three U.S. markets by value for Artificial staple fibers imports in November were (1) China, (2) Germany, and (3) Austria. 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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