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

Imports: Plastic waste, scrap

Total Imports Compared to the same month a year ago

11.88%

Compared to last month

4.79%

Total All Imports Compared to the same month a year ago

7.28%

Compared to last month

-3.08%

RankAmong U.S. Imports

661

Rank 2019

661

U.S. imports of Plastic waste, scrap totaled $20.25 million in November, a change of 11.88 percent from the same month one year ago. The change from one month ago was 4.79 percent. Among more than 1,260 commodity classifications, Plastic waste, scrap ranked No. 661 in November. It had ranked No. 661 for the same month last year.

While Plastic waste, scrap ranked No. 661 in November by value, it ranked No. 304 by tonnage. The top three U.S. markets by value for Plastic waste, scrap imports in November were (1) Mexico, (2) Canada, and (3) Japan. 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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