Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through November 2020.

Imports: Misc. mineral substances

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U.S. imports of Misc. mineral substances totaled $9.45 million in November, a change of -24.07 percent from the same month one year ago. The change from one month ago was 22.90 percent. Among more than 1,260 commodity classifications, Misc. mineral substances ranked No. 797 in November. It had ranked No. 788 for the same month last year.

While Misc. mineral substances ranked No. 797 in November by value, it ranked No. 191 by tonnage. The top three U.S. markets by value for Misc. mineral substances imports in November were (1) South Africa, (2) Canada, and (3) Mexico. Among the nation's more than 450 airports, seaports and border crossings, the top three by value were (1) Passenger vehicles, (2) Computers, and (3) Cell phones, related equipment.

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