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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2018
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YTD Jan
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Sep 2019
All Steel Mill   Products
All Steel Mill Products 1,124,355 1,505,751 1,729,412 2,900,316 2,161,101 789,133 740,126 638,559 480,961 431,217
Carbon and Alloy Products
All Carbon and Alloy Products 990,633 1,373,413 1,623,798 2,724,967 1,976,866 716,637 685,261 591,842 445,174 395,671
Wire Drawn -- C & A 103,097 111,643 121,898 146,270 188,309 194,699 148,144 144,537 105,725 104,501
Bars-Hot rolled -- C & A 90,473 225,896 558,715 142,751 75,536 48,844 59,607 95,983 58,333 50,440
Tin Plate -- C & A 16,507 21,601 30,003 57,754 46,377 60,099 63,223 50,363 36,560 68,935
Mechanical Tubing -- C & A 62,072 66,890 51,449 58,022 53,333 40,337 57,707 41,934 33,176 22,910
Standard Pipe -- C & A 18,025 15,743 23,852 38,879 44,678 97,133 61,514 38,514 31,744 19,242
Tin Free Steel -- C & A 38,338 35,147 53,279 30,889 28,477 36,957 58,539 37,803 32,577 24,497
Steel Piling -- C & A 695.4 611.0 369.8 308.1 11,837 6,181 28,807 31,858 26,902 21,993
Plates in Coils -- C & A 2,726 1,011 6,522 11,749 10,501 8,911 16,746 24,700 22,041 10,009
Tool Steel -- C & A 22,138 39,960 25,209 28,737 29,895 17,387 19,775 20,321 14,976 9,528
Line Pipe -- C & A 53,392 59,422 33,438 54,714 54,666 21,142 35,002 19,908 15,618 8,359
Bars-Cold Finished -- C & A 11,867 12,815 8,576 14,292 13,949 10,199 16,339 18,922 13,408 15,600
Structural Pipe & Tube -- C & A 17,014 18,442 8,955 16,632 14,040 15,706 20,839 10,588 9,744 5,438
Railroad Accessories -- C & A 1,297 1,833 3,544 3,524 6,379 6,671 4,950 7,579 5,628 6,567
Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- C & A 6,783 6,773 6,955 6,539 6,135 5,332 7,154 6,476 5,134 3,655
Rails All Other -- C & A 26,661 31,822 18,408 21,090 32,666 39,127 6,821 5,904 5,631 1,089
Sheets & Strip All Other Metallic Coat -- C & A 77,592 109,854 54,856 99,562 57,544 7,125 4,468 5,530 3,266 2,480
Rails Standard -- C & A 6,536 4,131 2,261 4,302 3,658 3,108 5,008 5,460 4,256 4,884
Sheets & Strip-Electrical -- C & A 14,932 13,056 13,438 2,296 465.9 3,284 9,075 4,498 3,990 785.7
Structural Shapes Heavy -- C & A 1,457 1,095 8,357 9,892 51,840 15,821 9,306 4,442 3,252 3,618
Oil Country Goods -- C & A 16,369 21,175 7,004 6,926 4,189 2,662 18,235 4,265 2,635 4,216
Pipe For Piling -- C & A 8,539 9,631 1,914 7,093 10,693 3,356 4,239 3,460 3,454 523.7
Pressure Tubing -- C & A 8,864 4,695 6,640 5,372 3,763 5,690 8,748 2,263 1,691 2,186
Sheets Hot Rolled -- C & A 20,081 14,375 14,372 15,048 7,537 7,516 6,955 2,000 1,967 977.1
Sheets & Strip Galv Hot Dipped -- C & A 174,139 214,181 227,161 718,284 636,322 10,349 2,189 1,043 747.4 809.1
Pipe & Tubing Nonclassified -- C & A 1,572 810.2 2,874 929.6 1,148 4,078 1,710 886.8 550.5 400.7
Plates Cut Lengths -- C & A 11,822 10,415 22,261 44,460 60,144 32,396 1,442 767.7 619.2 482.4
Sheets Cold Rolled -- C & A 159,364 245,368 239,807 782,985 482,215 1,147 1,218 365.4 350.1 79.0
Wire Rods -- C & A 229.5 59,982 43,467 339,999 1,579 60.2 32.8 364.7 359.7 21.2
Bars-Light Shaped -- C & A 48.1 396.7 304.5 3,607 16,700 2,235 545.9 292.0 169.1 487.6
Ingots and Steel for Castings -- C & A 216.3 64.6 260.4 585.9 1,176 1,625 970.7 286.4 264.6 8.36
Strip-Cold Rolled -- C & A 3,344 3,697 743.5 1,871 957.2 622.5 430.2 250.0 193.6 205.7
Bars-Reinforcing -- C & A 187.7 258.2 301.7 473.5 3,443 732.2 1,259 200.2 162.4 457.0
Sheets & Strip Galv Electrolyt -- C & A 8,470 7,130 24,363 46,004 11,807 5,911 4,184 41.8 22.1 213.8
Strip-Hot Rolled -- C & A 130.9 31.8 59.6 450.0 49.5 180.4 66.0 25.7 18.0 62.8
Black Plate -- C & A 5,640 3,443 2,169 2,661 4,843 . . . . .
Stainless        Products
All Stainless Products 133,721 132,337 105,613 175,349 184,234 72,495 54,864 46,717 35,787 35,546
Stainless Pipe & Tubing -- S 18,810 21,322 18,617 23,712 22,227 14,624 19,507 17,687 12,871 14,177
Wire Drawn -- S 7,363 6,427 6,972 7,911 7,227 7,550 10,136 8,461 6,693 5,878
Wire Rods -- S 2,849 2,828 3,104 5,258 8,586 4,371 7,262 7,405 5,864 6,144
Line Pipe -- S 3,163 2,824 3,827 3,847 3,958 2,249 3,341 5,090 3,904 2,998
Sheets Cold Rolled -- S 81,341 71,630 54,462 116,651 129,075 33,132 3,327 1,901 1,359 1,866
Bars-Cold Finished -- S 1,995 2,111 2,010 2,405 1,741 1,607 2,082 1,535 1,284 797.6
Strip-Cold Rolled -- S 1,937 2,183 2,570 2,710 3,285 2,562 1,262 1,270 1,025 653.6
Plates in Coils -- S 5,575 12,841 5,107 1,945 929.4 992.9 2,522 929.0 922.2 428.4
Bars-Hot rolled -- S 825.6 1,417 881.2 513.2 310.4 2,855 1,196 812.6 667.5 1,027
Oil Country Goods -- S 462.0 568.9 437.9 1,297 2,489 450.1 445.7 462.7 368.3 260.0
Plates Cut Lengths -- S 8,156 7,208 7,037 8,172 3,130 957.8 416.8 388.5 333.2 434.5
Structural Pipe & Tube -- S 17.5 132.6 61.3 3.15 . 60.3 363.9 348.8 188.1 543.0
Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- S 145.6 222.9 275.6 382.7 337.5 252.7 2,731 304.2 214.9 245.8
Bars-Light Shaped -- S 62.2 8.74 9.80 3.04 19.7 36.7 155.8 71.4 48.9 24.5
Strip-Hot Rolled -- S 49.1 115.5 102.0 117.9 142.7 379.8 32.6 18.5 18.5 2.73
Sheets Hot Rolled -- S 716.4 354.6 131.8 400.6 740.6 383.0 32.8 15.0 15.0 11.1
Ingots and Steel for Castings -- S 35.0 132.3 2.16 11.8 27.9 4.03 1.54 11.0 4.97 12.4
Structural Shapes Heavy -- S 213.8 5.70 1.33 4.57 4.50 22.9 44.2 2.77 0.87 39.8

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Enforcement & Compliance
Table last modified on: November 5, 2019 , with
Final Census data compiled through September 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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