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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All Steel Mill   Products
All Steel Mill Products 1,505,751 1,729,412 2,900,316 2,161,101 789,133 740,126 638,559 497,553 108,385 46,643
Carbon and Alloy Products
All Carbon and Alloy Products 1,373,413 1,623,798 2,724,967 1,976,866 716,637 685,261 591,842 455,649 99,397 42,337
Wire Drawn -- C & A 111,643 121,898 146,270 188,309 194,699 148,144 144,537 122,611 23,493 11,863
Tin Plate -- C & A 21,601 30,003 57,754 46,377 60,099 63,223 50,363 72,077 15,161 31.4
Bars-Hot rolled -- C & A 225,896 558,715 142,751 75,536 48,844 59,607 95,983 59,853 18,942 4,286
Tin Free Steel -- C & A 35,147 53,279 30,889 28,477 36,957 58,539 37,803 27,699 2,731 5,342
Mechanical Tubing -- C & A 66,890 51,449 58,022 53,333 40,337 57,707 41,934 26,532 5,378 3,137
Standard Pipe -- C & A 15,743 23,852 38,879 44,678 97,133 61,514 38,514 24,005 3,910 2,482
Steel Piling -- C & A 611.0 369.8 308.1 11,837 6,181 28,807 31,858 22,718 11,016 888.9
Bars-Cold Finished -- C & A 12,815 8,576 14,292 13,949 10,199 16,339 18,922 16,842 3,365 2,317
Plates in Coils -- C & A 1,011 6,522 11,749 10,501 8,911 16,746 24,700 12,804 1,441 3,271
Tool Steel -- C & A 39,960 25,209 28,737 29,895 17,387 19,775 20,321 11,784 2,666 1,198
Railroad Accessories -- C & A 1,833 3,544 3,524 6,379 6,671 4,950 7,579 10,404 1,163 1,288
Line Pipe -- C & A 59,422 33,438 54,714 54,666 21,142 35,002 19,908 8,668 1,655 1,187
Rails Standard -- C & A 4,131 2,261 4,302 3,658 3,108 5,008 5,460 6,503 1,457 107.0
Structural Pipe & Tube -- C & A 18,442 8,955 16,632 14,040 15,706 20,839 10,588 6,143 2,026 612.4
Structural Shapes Heavy -- C & A 1,095 8,357 9,892 51,840 15,821 9,306 4,442 4,497 77.1 441.4
Oil Country Goods -- C & A 21,175 7,004 6,926 4,189 2,662 18,235 4,265 4,259 2,568 506.3
Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- C & A 6,773 6,955 6,539 6,135 5,332 7,154 6,476 3,723 476.1 88.7
Sheets & Strip All Other Metallic Coat -- C & A 109,854 54,856 99,562 57,544 7,125 4,468 5,530 3,291 118.0 239.7
Pressure Tubing -- C & A 4,695 6,640 5,372 3,763 5,690 8,748 2,263 2,849 74.3 742.8
Sheets Hot Rolled -- C & A 14,375 14,372 15,048 7,537 7,516 6,955 2,000 1,550 36.4 1,326
Rails All Other -- C & A 31,822 18,408 21,090 32,666 39,127 6,821 5,904 1,231 69.5 36.3
Sheets & Strip-Electrical -- C & A 13,056 13,438 2,296 465.9 3,284 9,075 4,498 1,067 301.6 290.4
Sheets & Strip Galv Hot Dipped -- C & A 214,181 227,161 718,284 636,322 10,349 2,189 1,043 1,061 298.2 15.1
Plates Cut Lengths -- C & A 10,415 22,261 44,460 60,144 32,396 1,442 767.7 658.6 297.8 55.0
Pipe For Piling -- C & A 9,631 1,914 7,093 10,693 3,356 4,239 3,460 526.0 . 303.0
Pipe & Tubing Nonclassified -- C & A 810.2 2,874 929.6 1,148 4,078 1,710 886.8 508.8 96.6 90.0
Bars-Light Shaped -- C & A 396.7 304.5 3,607 16,700 2,235 545.9 292.0 503.9 56.9 62.0
Bars-Reinforcing -- C & A 258.2 301.7 473.5 3,443 732.2 1,259 200.2 457.0 343.1 .
Strip-Cold Rolled -- C & A 3,697 743.5 1,871 957.2 622.5 430.2 250.0 265.0 52.4 55.4
Sheets & Strip Galv Electrolyt -- C & A 7,130 24,363 46,004 11,807 5,911 4,184 41.8 260.6 32.8 27.5
Sheets Cold Rolled -- C & A 245,368 239,807 782,985 482,215 1,147 1,218 365.4 166.5 34.0 22.2
Strip-Hot Rolled -- C & A 31.8 59.6 450.0 49.5 180.4 66.0 25.7 62.8 41.3 14.1
Wire Rods -- C & A 59,982 43,467 339,999 1,579 60.2 32.8 364.7 38.7 11.7 .
Ingots and Steel for Castings -- C & A 64.6 260.4 585.9 1,176 1,625 970.7 286.4 21.0 . 2.97
Black Plate -- C & A 3,443 2,169 2,661 4,843 . . . . . .
Stainless        Products
All Stainless Products 132,337 105,613 175,349 184,234 72,495 54,864 46,717 41,903 8,988 4,306
Stainless Pipe & Tubing -- S 21,322 18,617 23,712 22,227 14,624 19,507 17,687 17,356 3,927 2,110
Wire Rods -- S 2,828 3,104 5,258 8,586 4,371 7,262 7,405 6,993 731.8 419.5
Wire Drawn -- S 6,427 6,972 7,911 7,227 7,550 10,136 8,461 6,803 1,630 676.9
Line Pipe -- S 2,824 3,827 3,847 3,958 2,249 3,341 5,090 3,598 1,039 324.9
Sheets Cold Rolled -- S 71,630 54,462 116,651 129,075 33,132 3,327 1,901 2,246 495.8 314.1
Bars-Hot rolled -- S 1,417 881.2 513.2 310.4 2,855 1,196 812.6 1,055 140.8 57.5
Bars-Cold Finished -- S 2,111 2,010 2,405 1,741 1,607 2,082 1,535 928.9 190.5 122.3
Strip-Cold Rolled -- S 2,183 2,570 2,710 3,285 2,562 1,262 1,270 719.1 220.8 61.5
Structural Pipe & Tube -- S 132.6 61.3 3.15 . 60.3 363.9 348.8 546.3 171.0 1.86
Plates Cut Lengths -- S 7,208 7,037 8,172 3,130 957.8 416.8 388.5 472.9 76.3 25.1
Plates in Coils -- S 12,841 5,107 1,945 929.4 992.9 2,522 929.0 444.4 230.4 31.6
Oil Country Goods -- S 568.9 437.9 1,297 2,489 450.1 445.7 462.7 338.8 21.0 105.7
Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- S 222.9 275.6 382.7 337.5 252.7 2,731 304.2 298.4 79.2 43.7
Structural Shapes Heavy -- S 5.70 1.33 4.57 4.50 22.9 44.2 2.77 39.8 . .
Bars-Light Shaped -- S 8.74 9.80 3.04 19.7 36.7 155.8 71.4 25.2 20.9 0.61
Ingots and Steel for Castings -- S 132.3 2.16 11.8 27.9 4.03 1.54 11.0 15.1 3.99 4.02
Sheets Hot Rolled -- S 354.6 131.8 400.6 740.6 383.0 32.8 15.0 12.3 5.84 1.27
Strip-Hot Rolled -- S 115.5 102.0 117.9 142.7 379.8 32.6 18.5 8.02 1.80 5.17

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Enforcement & Compliance
Table last modified on: April 2, 2020 , with
Final Census data compiled through February 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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