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

Imports: Cotton

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U.S. imports of Cotton totaled $27,880 in September, a change of 168.67 percent from the same month one year ago. The change from one month ago was -37.57 percent. Among more than 1,260 commodity classifications, Cotton ranked No. 1191 in September. It had ranked No. 1201 for the same month last year.

While Cotton ranked No. 1191 in September by value, it ranked No. 1099 by tonnage. The top three U.S. markets by value for Cotton imports in September were (1) France, (2) Japan, and (3) Italy. 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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