U.S. Imports of Steel Mill Products
FROM CHINA
Entered Customs Value in Thousands of U.S. Dollars
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'C & A' = Carbon and Alloy products, 'S' = Stainless products
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Product Census Data
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All Steel Mill   Products
All Steel Mill Products $145,077 $160,030 $147,035 $235,910 $179,459 $75,521 $81,361 $75,195 $77,156 $72,646
Carbon and Alloy Products
All Carbon and Alloy Products $100,191 $120,499 $117,069 $189,715 $134,962 $57,171 $62,791 $57,757 $59,853 $53,644
Wire Drawn -- C & A $11,363 $11,397 $11,710 $13,291 $14,377 $12,791 $11,532 $12,719 $12,500 $11,429
Bars-Hot rolled -- C & A $10,870 $17,493 $29,558 $14,012 $8,003 $4,086 $5,036 $8,227 $7,407 $7,320
Tin Plate -- C & A $1,394 $1,860 $2,459 $4,636 $3,593 $3,529 $4,138 $3,755 $3,972 $7,650
Mechanical Tubing -- C & A $9,001 $10,193 $7,098 $8,132 $6,690 $4,396 $6,427 $5,367 $5,989 $3,880
Standard Pipe -- C & A $3,017 $2,061 $2,609 $4,523 $4,892 $9,187 $5,607 $4,065 $4,577 $3,363
Tin Free Steel -- C & A $3,255 $2,977 $4,216 $2,489 $2,118 $2,876 $4,904 $3,259 $3,731 $3,261
Steel Piling -- C & A $46.32 $50.83 $30.71 $25.97 $985.6 $391.1 $1,833 $2,040 $2,550 $1,907
Plates in Coils -- C & A $226.3 $88.53 $561.2 $910.7 $764.3 $501.4 $1,030 $1,548 $1,745 $930.5
Tool Steel -- C & A $6,430 $8,845 $6,100 $7,177 $7,088 $4,356 $5,020 $5,362 $5,166 $4,879
Line Pipe -- C & A $4,944 $5,417 $2,834 $4,153 $4,273 $1,423 $3,269 $2,031 $2,282 $1,281
Bars-Cold Finished -- C & A $1,489 $1,468 $872.9 $1,438 $1,282 $791.2 $1,492 $1,854 $1,902 $2,071
Structural Pipe & Tube -- C & A $2,594 $2,860 $1,380 $2,065 $1,676 $1,252 $1,879 $1,569 $1,994 $872.4
Railroad Accessories -- C & A $118.3 $198.8 $431.1 $402.9 $704.0 $650.1 $414.4 $706.5 $642.9 $604.8
Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- C & A $903.6 $813.7 $748.7 $667.7 $513.2 $380.0 $618.2 $584.7 $562.8 $492.8
Rails All Other -- C & A $1,758 $2,155 $1,299 $1,480 $2,073 $1,576 $409.4 $383.9 $508.7 $94.26
Sheets & Strip All Other Metallic Coat -- C & A $6,660 $9,077 $4,267 $7,436 $4,287 $640.4 $476.1 $608.7 $558.9 $313.8
Rails Standard -- C & A $493.3 $308.0 $171.7 $318.3 $257.3 $188.6 $327.7 $360.8 $349.0 $428.9
Sheets & Strip-Electrical -- C & A $1,592 $1,322 $1,439 $211.8 $86.47 $528.1 $1,306 $628.1 $815.3 $180.8
Structural Shapes Heavy -- C & A $210.1 $124.5 $653.0 $800.1 $2,586 $1,336 $580.5 $347.4 $281.2 $382.1
Oil Country Goods -- C & A $2,128 $2,776 $1,058 $1,293 $826.7 $580.4 $2,328 $944.6 $798.4 $1,115
Pipe For Piling -- C & A $668.9 $898.6 $147.0 $445.6 $737.5 $175.8 $282.1 $227.9 $328.5 $51.76
Pressure Tubing -- C & A $1,187 $702.5 $984.6 $834.4 $696.0 $810.8 $1,741 $456.3 $405.2 $585.1
Sheets Hot Rolled -- C & A $1,700 $1,270 $1,211 $1,156 $591.7 $435.0 $460.3 $138.1 $203.1 $30.18
Sheets & Strip Galv Hot Dipped -- C & A $13,828 $15,753 $15,393 $46,069 $35,975 $715.5 $144.4 $86.80 $83.55 $59.60
Pipe & Tubing Nonclassified -- C & A $297.6 $190.5 $332.1 $323.2 $324.0 $446.7 $519.3 $217.0 $194.8 $196.4
Plates Cut Lengths -- C & A $1,405 $1,145 $2,119 $3,456 $3,730 $1,710 $130.6 $51.66 $47.80 $53.96
Sheets Cold Rolled -- C & A $10,781 $14,137 $12,750 $42,116 $22,313 $74.84 $65.36 $22.23 $30.91 $10.61
Wire Rods -- C & A $28.41 $3,313 $2,193 $15,337 $70.53 $4.769 $2.283 $42.28 $62.59 $4.345
Bars-Light Shaped -- C & A $7.226 $49.07 $39.51 $213.7 $1,244 $324.9 $67.31 $36.63 $28.60 $71.68
Ingots and Steel for Castings -- C & A $20.11 $7.163 $25.98 $76.74 $109.9 $141.8 $179.1 $45.89 $58.87 $3.595
Strip-Cold Rolled -- C & A $572.0 $660.2 $114.3 $264.0 $109.4 $114.1 $82.27 $41.48 $44.54 $40.76
Bars-Reinforcing -- C & A $18.91 $23.13 $26.14 $36.87 $221.7 $42.90 $103.6 $17.00 $19.22 $43.40
Sheets & Strip Galv Electrolyt -- C & A $734.0 $610.5 $2,068 $3,699 $1,480 $675.2 $339.0 $4.943 $3.505 $24.64
Strip-Hot Rolled -- C & A $58.68 $30.63 $41.62 $59.25 $24.73 $41.00 $47.32 $7.494 $9.896 $12.67
Black Plate -- C & A $391.5 $224.5 $127.7 $165.5 $258.9 . . . . .
Stainless        Products
All Stainless Products $44,886 $39,531 $29,967 $46,195 $44,497 $18,350 $18,570 $17,438 $17,303 $19,002
Stainless Pipe & Tubing -- S $10,613 $12,097 $10,082 $12,358 $11,097 $7,172 $9,876 $9,066 $8,614 $10,046
Wire Drawn -- S $2,505 $2,115 $2,180 $2,525 $2,199 $1,874 $2,733 $2,593 $2,747 $2,501
Wire Rods -- S $575.1 $527.8 $533.1 $952.8 $1,587 $632.4 $1,051 $1,489 $1,554 $2,104
Line Pipe -- S $1,578 $1,436 $1,658 $1,657 $1,722 $1,043 $1,382 $1,813 $1,759 $1,705
Sheets Cold Rolled -- S $22,956 $15,981 $11,182 $24,114 $24,251 $5,147 $771.0 $515.0 $502.0 $594.1
Bars-Cold Finished -- S $862.9 $840.9 $633.7 $798.6 $658.5 $551.7 $629.6 $473.4 $528.5 $495.6
Strip-Cold Rolled -- S $441.2 $440.5 $464.4 $674.3 $710.0 $580.2 $407.5 $434.9 $430.4 $337.3
Plates in Coils -- S $1,712 $3,172 $970.2 $390.9 $200.2 $173.9 $391.8 $155.6 $222.7 $86.66
Bars-Hot rolled -- S $307.7 $275.6 $202.8 $104.4 $95.92 $414.5 $237.2 $221.9 $211.8 $342.9
Oil Country Goods -- S $257.4 $312.8 $209.0 $514.6 $927.1 $231.3 $187.5 $221.6 $248.0 $166.8
Plates Cut Lengths -- S $2,627 $1,867 $1,550 $1,757 $649.7 $167.1 $98.84 $94.84 $121.9 $177.9
Structural Pipe & Tube -- S $15.99 $132.2 $93.66 $2.115 . $18.01 $187.9 $145.3 $143.5 $235.8
Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- S $84.79 $101.4 $149.4 $225.5 $214.3 $138.5 $549.4 $173.2 $178.2 $164.9
Bars-Light Shaped -- S $20.83 $3.958 $7.243 $4.401 $11.86 $14.23 $38.36 $21.59 $21.68 $9.134
Strip-Hot Rolled -- S $21.48 $47.36 $24.75 $22.91 $36.69 $116.5 $12.33 $5.485 $8.227 $3.005
Sheets Hot Rolled -- S $174.5 $70.14 $24.64 $89.53 $125.5 $68.00 $4.978 $5.383 $5.624 $6.088
Ingots and Steel for Castings -- S $10.41 $107.7 $0.747 $3.597 $7.788 $1.300 $0.415 $4.941 $4.286 $7.753
Structural Shapes Heavy -- S $122.1 $2.305 $1.163 $1.412 $2.156 $7.686 $11.10 $3.001 $0.967 $16.97

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Enforcement & Compliance
Table last modified on: October 4, 2019 , with
Final Census data compiled through August 2019
Data listed in order of descending volume imported during the year - 2018
Steel mill categories are defined by 10-digit HTS codes
 
 
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