U.S. Imports of Steel Mill Products
FROM CHINA
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'C & A' = Carbon and Alloy products, 'S' = Stainless products
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Aug 2019
All Steel Mill   Products
All Steel Mill Products 93,696 125,479 144,117 241,693 180,091 65,761 61,677 53,213 55,474 50,517
Carbon and Alloy Products
All Carbon and Alloy Products 82,552 114,451 135,316 227,080 164,738 59,719 57,105 49,320 51,418 46,326
Wire Drawn -- C & A 8,591 9,303 10,158 12,189 15,692 16,224 12,345 12,044 11,648 11,752
Bars-Hot rolled -- C & A 7,539 18,824 46,559 11,895 6,294 4,070 4,967 7,998 6,972 6,110
Tin Plate -- C & A 1,375 1,800 2,500 4,812 3,864 5,008 5,268 4,196 4,494 8,357
Mechanical Tubing -- C & A 5,172 5,574 4,287 4,835 4,444 3,361 4,808 3,494 3,830 2,690
Standard Pipe -- C & A 1,502 1,311 1,987 3,239 3,723 8,094 5,126 3,209 3,746 2,194
Tin Free Steel -- C & A 3,194 2,928 4,439 2,574 2,373 3,079 4,878 3,150 3,852 2,932
Steel Piling -- C & A 57.9 50.9 30.8 25.6 986.4 515.1 2,400 2,654 3,239 2,749
Plates in Coils -- C & A 227.2 84.3 543.5 979.1 875.0 742.6 1,395 2,058 2,319 1,202
Tool Steel -- C & A 1,844 3,330 2,100 2,394 2,491 1,448 1,647 1,693 1,746 1,140
Line Pipe -- C & A 4,449 4,951 2,786 4,559 4,555 1,761 2,916 1,659 1,819 1,011
Bars-Cold Finished -- C & A 988.9 1,067 714.6 1,191 1,162 849.9 1,361 1,576 1,620 1,746
Structural Pipe & Tube -- C & A 1,417 1,536 746.3 1,386 1,170 1,308 1,736 882.4 1,145 627.5
Railroad Accessories -- C & A 108.1 152.8 295.3 293.7 531.6 555.9 412.5 631.5 588.9 562.3
Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- C & A 565.2 564.4 579.6 544.9 511.2 444.3 596.1 539.7 546.2 456.6
Rails All Other -- C & A 2,221 2,651 1,534 1,757 2,722 3,260 568.4 492.0 648.6 126.3
Sheets & Strip All Other Metallic Coat -- C & A 6,466 9,154 4,571 8,296 4,795 593.8 372.3 460.8 388.0 306.3
Rails Standard -- C & A 544.6 344.3 188.4 358.5 304.8 259.0 417.3 455.0 441.7 608.4
Sheets & Strip-Electrical -- C & A 1,244 1,088 1,119 191.3 38.8 273.6 756.3 374.8 496.8 86.4
Structural Shapes Heavy -- C & A 121.4 91.3 696.4 824.3 4,320 1,318 775.5 370.2 320.4 398.1
Oil Country Goods -- C & A 1,364 1,764 583.7 577.1 349.0 221.8 1,519 355.4 326.0 526.8
Pipe For Piling -- C & A 711.6 802.6 159.5 591.1 891.1 279.7 353.3 288.4 413.9 65.4
Pressure Tubing -- C & A 738.7 391.2 553.3 447.7 313.5 474.1 729.0 188.5 161.5 250.3
Sheets Hot Rolled -- C & A 1,673 1,197 1,197 1,254 628.1 626.3 579.6 166.6 243.0 39.4
Sheets & Strip Galv Hot Dipped -- C & A 14,511 17,848 18,930 59,857 53,026 862.4 182.4 86.9 81.2 94.7
Pipe & Tubing Nonclassified -- C & A 131.0 67.5 239.5 77.4 95.6 339.8 142.5 73.9 63.0 47.1
Plates Cut Lengths -- C & A 985.2 867.9 1,855 3,705 5,012 2,699 120.1 63.9 74.4 59.0
Sheets Cold Rolled -- C & A 13,280 20,447 19,983 65,248 40,184 95.6 101.5 30.4 43.0 9.52
Wire Rods -- C & A 19.1 4,998 3,622 28,333 131.6 5.02 2.73 30.3 44.9 2.66
Bars-Light Shaped -- C & A 4.01 33.0 25.3 300.6 1,391 186.2 45.4 24.3 20.0 60.9
Ingots and Steel for Castings -- C & A 18.0 5.38 21.7 48.8 98.0 135.4 80.8 23.8 33.0 0.93
Strip-Cold Rolled -- C & A 278.7 308.0 61.9 155.9 79.7 51.8 35.8 20.8 22.2 20.5
Bars-Reinforcing -- C & A 15.6 21.5 25.1 39.4 286.9 61.0 104.9 16.6 20.3 53.3
Sheets & Strip Galv Electrolyt -- C & A 705.8 594.2 2,030 3,833 983.9 492.6 348.6 3.48 2.18 26.7
Strip-Hot Rolled -- C & A 10.9 2.65 4.97 37.5 4.13 15.0 5.50 2.14 2.22 7.82
Black Plate -- C & A 470.0 286.9 180.7 221.7 403.6 . . . . .
Stainless        Products
All Stainless Products 11,143 11,028 8,801 14,612 15,352 6,041 4,572 3,893 4,056 4,191
Stainless Pipe & Tubing -- S 1,567 1,776 1,551 1,976 1,852 1,218 1,625 1,473 1,444 1,631
Wire Drawn -- S 613.6 535.6 581.0 659.2 602.3 629.2 844.7 705.0 761.6 701.4
Wire Rods -- S 237.4 235.7 258.7 438.2 715.5 364.3 605.2 617.0 687.1 758.8
Line Pipe -- S 263.6 235.3 318.9 320.5 329.8 187.4 278.4 424.2 439.5 353.7
Sheets Cold Rolled -- S 6,778 5,969 4,538 9,720 10,756 2,761 277.3 158.4 144.6 215.2
Bars-Cold Finished -- S 166.2 175.9 167.5 200.4 145.1 133.9 173.5 127.9 149.6 94.8
Strip-Cold Rolled -- S 161.4 181.9 214.2 225.8 273.8 213.5 105.1 105.8 107.9 75.3
Plates in Coils -- S 464.6 1,070 425.6 162.1 77.4 82.7 210.1 77.4 111.3 44.8
Bars-Hot rolled -- S 68.8 118.0 73.4 42.7 25.8 237.9 99.7 67.7 66.6 122.1
Oil Country Goods -- S 38.5 47.4 36.4 108.0 207.4 37.5 37.1 38.5 44.1 30.5
Plates Cut Lengths -- S 679.7 600.7 586.4 681.0 260.8 79.8 34.7 32.3 41.6 54.0
Structural Pipe & Tube -- S 1.46 11.0 5.11 0.26 . 5.02 30.3 29.0 21.1 67.8
Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- S 12.1 18.5 22.9 31.8 28.1 21.0 227.5 25.3 25.0 29.6
Bars-Light Shaped -- S 5.18 0.72 0.81 0.25 1.64 3.06 12.9 5.95 6.11 3.07
Strip-Hot Rolled -- S 4.09 9.62 8.50 9.83 11.8 31.6 2.71 1.54 2.31 0.34
Sheets Hot Rolled -- S 59.7 29.5 10.9 33.3 61.7 31.9 2.73 1.25 1.76 1.38
Ingots and Steel for Castings -- S 2.91 11.0 0.18 0.98 2.32 0.33 0.12 0.91 0.62 1.50
Structural Shapes Heavy -- S 17.8 0.47 0.11 0.38 0.37 1.90 3.68 0.23 0.10 4.98

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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