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

Imports: Synthetic staple fibers

Total Imports Compared to the same month a year ago

-5.58%

Compared to last month

-5.59%

Total All Imports Compared to the same month a year ago

37.87%

Compared to last month

-4.40%

RankAmong U.S. Imports

421

Rank 2020

384

U.S. imports of Synthetic staple fibers totaled $60.84 million in April, a change of -5.58 percent from the same month one year ago. The change from one month ago was -5.59 percent. Among more than 1,260 commodity classifications, Synthetic staple fibers ranked No. 421 in April. It had ranked No. 384 for the same month last year.

While Synthetic staple fibers ranked No. 421 in April by value, it ranked No. 144 by tonnage. The top three U.S. markets by value for Synthetic staple fibers imports in April were (1) South Korea, (2) Thailand, and (3) China. 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) Oil.

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