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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Product Census Data
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2012
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2019
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YTD Jan
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Aug 2019
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YTD Jan
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Aug 2020
All Steel Mill   Products
All Steel Mill Products 125,479 144,117 241,693 180,091 65,761 61,677 53,213 41,462 50,517 30,270
Carbon and Alloy Products
All Carbon and Alloy Products 114,451 135,316 227,080 164,738 59,719 57,105 49,320 37,970 46,326 28,133
Wire Drawn -- C & A 9,303 10,158 12,189 15,692 16,224 12,345 12,044 10,217 11,752 7,487
Tin Plate -- C & A 1,800 2,500 4,812 3,864 5,008 5,268 4,196 6,006 8,357 2,900
Bars-Hot rolled -- C & A 18,824 46,559 11,895 6,294 4,070 4,967 7,998 4,987 6,110 2,140
Tin Free Steel -- C & A 2,928 4,439 2,574 2,373 3,079 4,878 3,150 2,308 2,932 5,249
Mechanical Tubing -- C & A 5,574 4,287 4,835 4,444 3,361 4,808 3,494 2,211 2,690 1,515
Standard Pipe -- C & A 1,311 1,987 3,239 3,723 8,094 5,126 3,209 2,000 2,194 989.7
Steel Piling -- C & A 50.9 30.8 25.6 986.4 515.1 2,400 2,654 1,893 2,749 1,356
Bars-Cold Finished -- C & A 1,067 714.6 1,191 1,162 849.9 1,361 1,576 1,403 1,746 871.9
Plates in Coils -- C & A 84.3 543.5 979.1 875.0 742.6 1,395 2,058 1,067 1,202 595.9
Tool Steel -- C & A 3,330 2,100 2,394 2,491 1,448 1,647 1,693 982.0 1,140 841.7
Railroad Accessories -- C & A 152.8 295.3 293.7 531.6 555.9 412.5 631.5 867.0 562.3 1,315
Line Pipe -- C & A 4,951 2,786 4,559 4,555 1,761 2,916 1,659 722.3 1,011 365.3
Rails Standard -- C & A 344.3 188.4 358.5 304.8 259.0 417.3 455.0 541.9 608.4 148.8
Structural Pipe & Tube -- C & A 1,536 746.3 1,386 1,170 1,308 1,736 882.4 511.9 627.5 418.8
Structural Shapes Heavy -- C & A 91.3 696.4 824.3 4,320 1,318 775.5 370.2 374.7 398.1 177.0
Oil Country Goods -- C & A 1,764 583.7 577.1 349.0 221.8 1,519 355.4 354.9 526.8 383.1
Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- C & A 564.4 579.6 544.9 511.2 444.3 596.1 539.7 310.2 456.6 42.4
Sheets & Strip All Other Metallic Coat -- C & A 9,154 4,571 8,296 4,795 593.8 372.3 460.8 274.2 306.3 124.0
Pressure Tubing -- C & A 391.2 553.3 447.7 313.5 474.1 729.0 188.5 237.4 250.3 314.0
Sheets Hot Rolled -- C & A 1,197 1,197 1,254 628.1 626.3 579.6 166.6 129.2 39.4 418.6
Rails All Other -- C & A 2,651 1,534 1,757 2,722 3,260 568.4 492.0 102.6 126.3 83.4
Sheets & Strip-Electrical -- C & A 1,088 1,119 191.3 38.8 273.6 756.3 374.8 88.9 86.4 93.6
Sheets & Strip Galv Hot Dipped -- C & A 17,848 18,930 59,857 53,026 862.4 182.4 86.9 88.4 94.7 17.5
Plates Cut Lengths -- C & A 867.9 1,855 3,705 5,012 2,699 120.1 63.9 54.8 59.0 28.9
Pipe For Piling -- C & A 802.6 159.5 591.1 891.1 279.7 353.3 288.4 43.8 65.4 37.8
Pipe & Tubing Nonclassified -- C & A 67.5 239.5 77.4 95.6 339.8 142.5 73.9 42.4 47.1 26.7
Bars-Light Shaped -- C & A 33.0 25.3 300.6 1,391 186.2 45.4 24.3 41.9 60.9 21.0
Bars-Reinforcing -- C & A 21.5 25.1 39.4 286.9 61.0 104.9 16.6 38.0 53.3 3.45
Strip-Cold Rolled -- C & A 308.0 61.9 155.9 79.7 51.8 35.8 20.8 22.0 20.5 21.3
Sheets & Strip Galv Electrolyt -- C & A 594.2 2,030 3,833 983.9 492.6 348.6 3.48 21.7 26.7 11.0
Sheets Cold Rolled -- C & A 20,447 19,983 65,248 40,184 95.6 101.5 30.4 13.8 9.52 11.3
Strip-Hot Rolled -- C & A 2.65 4.97 37.5 4.13 15.0 5.50 2.14 5.23 7.82 3.17
Wire Rods -- C & A 4,998 3,622 28,333 131.6 5.02 2.73 30.3 3.22 2.66 1.26
Ingots and Steel for Castings -- C & A 5.38 21.7 48.8 98.0 135.4 80.8 23.8 1.75 0.93 1.42
Black Plate -- C & A 286.9 180.7 221.7 403.6 . . . . . .
CRAI . . . . . . . . . 113.2
Stainless        Products
All Stainless Products 11,028 8,801 14,612 15,352 6,041 4,572 3,893 3,491 4,191 2,137
Stainless Pipe & Tubing -- S 1,776 1,551 1,976 1,852 1,218 1,625 1,473 1,446 1,631 1,000
Wire Rods -- S 235.7 258.7 438.2 715.5 364.3 605.2 617.0 582.7 758.8 414.4
Wire Drawn -- S 535.6 581.0 659.2 602.3 629.2 844.7 705.0 566.9 701.4 298.5
Line Pipe -- S 235.3 318.9 320.5 329.8 187.4 278.4 424.2 299.9 353.7 107.0
Sheets Cold Rolled -- S 5,969 4,538 9,720 10,756 2,761 277.3 158.4 187.1 215.2 144.4
Bars-Hot rolled -- S 118.0 73.4 42.7 25.8 237.9 99.7 67.7 87.9 122.1 25.6
Bars-Cold Finished -- S 175.9 167.5 200.4 145.1 133.9 173.5 127.9 77.4 94.8 45.4
Strip-Cold Rolled -- S 181.9 214.2 225.8 273.8 213.5 105.1 105.8 59.9 75.3 28.2
Structural Pipe & Tube -- S 11.0 5.11 0.26 . 5.02 30.3 29.0 45.5 67.8 3.81
Plates Cut Lengths -- S 600.7 586.4 681.0 260.8 79.8 34.7 32.3 39.4 54.0 13.1
Plates in Coils -- S 1,070 425.6 162.1 77.4 82.7 210.1 77.4 37.0 44.8 6.93
Oil Country Goods -- S 47.4 36.4 108.0 207.4 37.5 37.1 38.5 28.2 30.5 21.5
Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- S 18.5 22.9 31.8 28.1 21.0 227.5 25.3 24.8 29.6 19.8
Structural Shapes Heavy -- S 0.47 0.11 0.38 0.37 1.90 3.68 0.23 3.32 4.98 3.47
Bars-Light Shaped -- S 0.72 0.81 0.25 1.64 3.06 12.9 5.95 2.10 3.07 0.18
Ingots and Steel for Castings -- S 11.0 0.18 0.98 2.32 0.33 0.12 0.91 1.26 1.50 1.21
Sheets Hot Rolled -- S 29.5 10.9 33.3 61.7 31.9 2.73 1.25 1.02 1.38 0.38
Strip-Hot Rolled -- S 9.62 8.50 9.83 11.8 31.6 2.71 1.54 0.66 0.34 2.53

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Enforcement & Compliance
Table last modified on: October 6, 2020 , with
Final Census data compiled through August 2020
Data listed in order of descending volume imported during the year - 2019
Steel mill categories are defined by 10-digit HTS codes
 
 
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