U.S. Imports of Steel Mill Products
FROM CHINA
Average Unit Value in U.S.$ per Metric Ton
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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 $1,548 $1,275 $1,020 $976 $996 $1,148 $1,319 $1,413 $1,401 $1,453
Carbon and Alloy Products
All Carbon and Alloy Products $1,214 $1,053 $865 $835 $819 $957 $1,100 $1,171 $1,164 $1,164
Wire Drawn -- C & A $1,323 $1,225 $1,153 $1,090 $916 $788 $934 $1,056 $1,058 $980
Bars-Hot rolled -- C & A $1,442 $929 $635 $1,178 $1,271 $1,004 $1,014 $1,029 $1,043 $1,187
Tin Plate -- C & A $1,014 $1,033 $983 $963 $930 $705 $785 $895 $884 $909
Mechanical Tubing -- C & A $1,740 $1,829 $1,655 $1,682 $1,505 $1,308 $1,336 $1,536 $1,547 $1,453
Standard Pipe -- C & A $2,009 $1,571 $1,313 $1,396 $1,314 $1,135 $1,094 $1,267 $1,253 $1,551
Tin Free Steel -- C & A $1,019 $1,016 $950 $967 $893 $934 $1,005 $1,034 $1,009 $1,101
Steel Piling -- C & A $799 $998 $996 $1,011 $999 $759 $764 $769 $769 $693
Plates in Coils -- C & A $996 $1,050 $1,032 $930 $873 $675 $738 $752 $752 $782
Tool Steel -- C & A $3,485 $2,656 $2,904 $2,997 $2,845 $3,006 $3,046 $3,166 $3,069 $4,378
Line Pipe -- C & A $1,111 $1,094 $1,017 $911 $938 $808 $1,121 $1,224 $1,217 $1,276
Bars-Cold Finished -- C & A $1,506 $1,375 $1,221 $1,208 $1,103 $931 $1,096 $1,176 $1,164 $1,179
Structural Pipe & Tube -- C & A $1,829 $1,861 $1,849 $1,490 $1,432 $956 $1,082 $1,778 $1,744 $1,416
Railroad Accessories -- C & A $1,094 $1,301 $1,460 $1,372 $1,324 $1,169 $1,005 $1,119 $1,073 $985
Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- C & A $1,598 $1,442 $1,292 $1,225 $1,004 $855 $1,037 $1,083 $1,063 $1,081
Rails All Other -- C & A $791 $812 $847 $842 $762 $483 $720 $780 $786 $751
Sheets & Strip All Other Metallic Coat -- C & A $1,030 $992 $933 $896 $894 $1,078 $1,279 $1,321 $1,495 $1,071
Rails Standard -- C & A $906 $894 $911 $888 $844 $728 $785 $793 $809 $694
Sheets & Strip-Electrical -- C & A $1,279 $1,215 $1,285 $1,107 $2,227 $1,930 $1,727 $1,675 $1,654 $2,143
Structural Shapes Heavy -- C & A $1,730 $1,364 $938 $971 $599 $1,014 $748 $938 $910 $947
Oil Country Goods -- C & A $1,560 $1,573 $1,812 $2,240 $2,368 $2,616 $1,532 $2,657 $2,765 $2,117
Pipe For Piling -- C & A $940 $1,120 $921 $754 $828 $628 $798 $790 $790 $791
Pressure Tubing -- C & A $1,606 $1,795 $1,779 $1,863 $2,219 $1,710 $2,388 $2,420 $2,400 $2,220
Sheets Hot Rolled -- C & A $1,016 $1,060 $1,011 $922 $942 $694 $794 $828 $832 $798
Sheets & Strip Galv Hot Dipped -- C & A $953 $883 $813 $770 $678 $830 $791 $999 $955 $677
Pipe & Tubing Nonclassified -- C & A $2,272 $2,821 $1,386 $4,172 $3,385 $1,314 $3,643 $2,937 $3,013 $4,185
Plates Cut Lengths -- C & A $1,426 $1,319 $1,142 $933 $744 $633 $1,087 $807 $765 $967
Sheets Cold Rolled -- C & A $812 $691 $638 $645 $555 $783 $644 $730 $734 $1,034
Wire Rods -- C & A $1,485 $663 $605 $541 $536 $949 $833 $1,391 $1,392 $1,409
Bars-Light Shaped -- C & A $1,800 $1,484 $1,557 $711 $894 $1,745 $1,479 $1,505 $1,530 $1,213
Ingots and Steel for Castings -- C & A $1,116 $1,330 $1,197 $1,571 $1,121 $1,047 $2,214 $1,923 $1,792 $3,665
Strip-Cold Rolled -- C & A $2,052 $2,143 $1,844 $1,692 $1,371 $2,199 $2,295 $1,991 $1,947 $1,782
Bars-Reinforcing -- C & A $1,209 $1,075 $1,040 $934 $772 $703 $987 $1,018 $946 $832
Sheets & Strip Galv Electrolyt -- C & A $1,040 $1,027 $1,019 $965 $1,504 $1,371 $972 $1,419 $1,509 $924
Strip-Hot Rolled -- C & A $5,379 $11,545 $8,373 $1,580 $5,988 $2,727 $8,600 $3,494 $4,555 $1,652
Black Plate -- C & A $833 $782 $706 $746 $642 . . . . .
Stainless        Products
All Stainless Products $4,028 $3,585 $3,405 $3,161 $2,898 $3,038 $4,062 $4,479 $4,363 $4,613
Stainless Pipe & Tubing -- S $6,770 $6,808 $6,499 $6,254 $5,991 $5,885 $6,075 $6,151 $6,071 $6,205
Wire Drawn -- S $4,083 $3,949 $3,752 $3,830 $3,651 $2,978 $3,236 $3,678 $3,641 $3,534
Wire Rods -- S $2,422 $2,239 $2,060 $2,174 $2,218 $1,736 $1,737 $2,413 $2,301 $2,724
Line Pipe -- S $5,984 $6,102 $5,197 $5,169 $5,221 $5,562 $4,963 $4,275 $4,151 $5,070
Sheets Cold Rolled -- S $3,387 $2,677 $2,464 $2,481 $2,255 $1,864 $2,780 $3,250 $3,335 $2,625
Bars-Cold Finished -- S $5,190 $4,780 $3,783 $3,984 $4,538 $4,120 $3,628 $3,699 $3,621 $5,078
Strip-Cold Rolled -- S $2,734 $2,421 $2,168 $2,985 $2,593 $2,717 $3,875 $4,108 $3,988 $4,421
Plates in Coils -- S $3,685 $2,964 $2,279 $2,411 $2,585 $2,102 $1,864 $2,009 $2,011 $1,876
Bars-Hot rolled -- S $4,472 $2,334 $2,761 $2,442 $3,707 $1,742 $2,378 $3,277 $3,324 $2,776
Oil Country Goods -- S $6,687 $6,597 $5,725 $4,761 $4,468 $6,165 $5,049 $5,745 $5,854 $5,673
Plates Cut Lengths -- S $3,864 $3,109 $2,643 $2,580 $2,490 $2,093 $2,845 $2,929 $2,924 $3,346
Structural Pipe & Tube -- S $10,904 $11,959 $18,314 $8,057 . $3,583 $6,197 $4,999 $5,385 $3,473
Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- S $6,987 $5,458 $6,503 $7,068 $7,617 $6,576 $2,414 $6,831 $7,036 $5,810
Bars-Light Shaped -- S $4,015 $5,433 $8,863 $17,372 $7,191 $4,647 $2,954 $3,629 $3,887 $2,973
Strip-Hot Rolled -- S $5,240 $4,920 $2,912 $2,330 $3,085 $3,681 $4,532 $3,547 $3,547 $8,494
Sheets Hot Rolled -- S $2,923 $2,374 $2,242 $2,682 $2,033 $2,130 $1,818 $4,293 $4,293 $4,386
Ingots and Steel for Castings -- S $3,567 $9,767 $4,142 $3,642 $3,346 $3,864 $3,230 $5,385 $5,385 $5,725
Structural Shapes Heavy -- S $6,851 $4,851 $10,435 $3,703 $5,742 $4,027 $3,007 $12,992 $8,875 $3,404

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Enforcement & Compliance
Table last modified on: January 7, 2020 , with
Final Census data compiled through November 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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