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

Imports: Plastics

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U.S. imports of Plastics totaled $587.91 million in July, a change of 131.78 percent from the same month one year ago. The change from one month ago was 21.42 percent. Among more than 1,260 commodity classifications, Plastics ranked No. 103 in July. It had ranked No. 120 for the same month last year.

While Plastics ranked No. 103 in July by value, it ranked No. 198 by tonnage. The top three U.S. markets by value for Plastics imports in July were (1) Canada, (2) Mexico, and (3) Germany. 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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