U.S. Imports of Steel Mill Products
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'C & A' = Carbon and Alloy products, 'S' = Stainless products
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Product Census Data
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2019
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YTD Jan
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Aug 2019
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Aug 2020
All Steel Mill   Products
All Steel Mill Products 196,931 189,043 203,090 200,557 162,326 143,986 114,200 94,662 108,033 60,383
Carbon and Alloy Products
All Carbon and Alloy Products 191,754 184,722 198,333 196,272 159,347 140,834 110,718 90,453 104,279 56,912
Wire Rods -- C & A 9,403 8,629 9,387 14,502 15,076 12,242 15,252 14,402 15,770 8,924
Bars-Hot rolled -- C & A 17,543 17,032 19,224 17,610 13,715 16,493 13,674 13,602 14,507 10,725
Sheets Hot Rolled -- C & A 18,220 27,994 30,373 23,872 12,233 20,598 21,649 11,554 15,298 7,949
Line Pipe -- C & A 22,733 14,071 6,778 9,028 10,529 3,798 5,147 10,174 11,439 3,982
Rails Standard -- C & A 14,264 16,745 18,426 17,176 17,240 13,957 9,007 8,319 11,423 2,296
Tin Free Steel -- C & A 1,669 1,918 2,446 1,512 3,232 3,363 2,505 5,986 6,050 6,328
Oil Country Goods -- C & A 17,571 12,525 13,569 11,395 2,627 7,023 7,170 4,405 5,417 2,145
Sheets & Strip All Other Metallic Coat -- C & A 2,008 1,897 1,886 1,726 1,758 2,637 2,362 3,723 3,291 2,392
Tool Steel -- C & A 2,530 2,939 3,733 4,550 4,979 4,311 3,683 3,471 3,844 2,342
Wire Drawn -- C & A 4,793 3,959 4,630 4,816 4,426 3,779 3,620 2,997 3,249 2,131
Sheets & Strip Galv Hot Dipped -- C & A 1,133 1,363 2,240 3,187 5,261 3,737 3,452 2,334 2,718 1,593
Sheets Cold Rolled -- C & A 8,419 10,074 9,614 9,648 3,990 2,747 2,207 1,785 2,026 1,148
Plates in Coils -- C & A 1,637 1,612 6,175 8,952 3,232 2,324 2,714 1,676 2,261 638.8
Mechanical Tubing -- C & A 1,944 1,487 2,126 1,873 1,221 1,676 1,844 1,577 1,620 1,178
Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- C & A 50,933 45,534 43,721 29,818 26,218 30,009 9,620 787.0 944.5 438.4
Structural Shapes Heavy -- C & A 2,172 1,901 3,440 1,483 1,507 949.5 864.5 757.0 1,088 873.0
Sheets & Strip-Electrical -- C & A 2,356 2,358 939.1 1,203 927.3 2,158 1,437 556.3 704.0 438.3
Standard Pipe -- C & A 1,499 1,296 746.6 773.7 765.5 628.0 689.5 541.3 670.8 194.2
Sheets & Strip Galv Electrolyt -- C & A 2,227 2,279 2,656 2,497 3,275 3,233 1,287 473.0 517.4 382.1
Bars-Cold Finished -- C & A 149.5 105.1 213.3 440.3 584.1 408.5 441.7 403.3 472.6 183.3
Structural Pipe & Tube -- C & A 445.2 644.0 785.3 771.7 542.5 585.9 1,136 368.5 352.1 307.0
Plates Cut Lengths -- C & A 4,570 3,743 5,814 5,913 2,534 1,067 108.3 123.1 154.4 47.7
Pipe For Piling -- C & A . 91.2 1.99 11.9 355.6 426.6 336.1 112.8 61.5 .
Strip-Hot Rolled -- C & A 108.9 80.7 81.6 76.5 96.7 92.7 116.9 109.6 136.3 123.7
Strip-Cold Rolled -- C & A 221.5 266.8 358.6 414.6 188.3 147.3 140.0 93.6 114.0 64.7
Pressure Tubing -- C & A 184.0 142.9 61.0 13.9 5.44 56.5 140.1 78.4 96.3 57.5
Pipe & Tubing Nonclassified -- C & A 45.4 40.2 17.9 28.0 20.2 38.6 35.4 16.0 18.3 18.3
Rails All Other -- C & A 517.4 485.3 439.1 418.5 217.0 118.2 31.4 11.2 16.6 .
Tin Plate -- C & A 235.7 173.3 263.9 225.9 81.7 100.1 8.70 5.88 4.70 5.75
Ingots and Steel for Castings -- C & A 30.4 . 123.1 8.76 175.5 288.5 30.0 4.25 5.16 .
Bars-Light Shaped -- C & A 17.2 6.34 20.8 4.67 8.78 1.39 0.34 0.23 . .
Bars-Reinforcing -- C & A 1.72 1,944 7,104 20,194 22,298 1,827 . . . .
Black Plate -- C & A 2,154 1,368 929.0 2,115 14.1 0.47 . . . .
Railroad Accessories -- C & A . 1.40 0.52 3.43 . . . . . .
Steel Piling -- C & A 8.75 3.47 1.63 0.15 5.15 . . . . .
Stainless        Products
All Stainless Products 5,176 4,321 4,756 4,284 2,979 3,152 3,482 4,209 3,754 3,471
Oil Country Goods -- S 1,986 1,376 1,850 1,757 666.9 738.4 1,289 2,267 1,815 1,588
Stainless Pipe & Tubing -- S 814.2 657.6 685.9 651.3 485.3 640.9 570.2 563.9 592.1 546.2
Plates in Coils -- S 96.3 5.14 0.05 15.1 156.7 573.1 579.5 557.6 600.9 508.0
Plates Cut Lengths -- S 555.2 609.7 554.1 542.8 450.3 491.8 434.5 320.0 232.4 483.3
Strip-Cold Rolled -- S 141.2 133.2 172.4 243.5 239.1 244.7 207.1 243.4 266.1 158.3
Wire Drawn -- S 118.7 117.9 102.6 119.8 142.3 109.2 122.7 84.7 89.5 81.1
Sheets Hot Rolled -- S 1,243 1,279 1,221 824.3 691.5 226.1 183.5 80.0 51.8 33.8
Sheets Cold Rolled -- S 150.8 67.7 111.1 67.7 60.3 48.2 36.7 48.0 54.8 23.1
Wire Rods -- S 5.67 4.42 4.84 13.3 15.0 14.1 17.2 19.1 21.5 15.4
Line Pipe -- S 33.2 38.7 43.4 31.1 41.0 42.6 17.5 11.9 14.8 10.3
Bars-Cold Finished -- S 8.11 7.16 4.15 10.4 4.07 3.37 5.00 5.11 6.39 8.78
Bars-Hot rolled -- S 2.44 13.5 0.57 2.53 6.35 2.29 2.27 4.80 5.07 3.68
Strip-Hot Rolled -- S 7.33 8.22 5.43 0.60 0.05 0.27 0.56 1.23 1.79 0.10
Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- S 0.79 2.18 0.11 0.06 2.72 0.45 0.19 0.77 0.60 0.64
Ingots and Steel for Castings -- S 2.32 . . 0.05 0.62 . 0.05 0.18 . .
Bars-Light Shaped -- S 7.32 . 0.06 4.14 16.3 11.1 15.3 0.02 0.03 9.48
Structural Pipe & Tube -- S . 0.07 . . . . . . . 0.05
Structural Shapes Heavy -- S 2.61 . . 0.35 0.01 5.14 . . . 0.46

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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