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 2,363,173 2,268,524 2,437,082 2,406,688 1,947,919 1,727,843 1,370,405 1,135,951 557,793 341,436
Carbon and Alloy Products
All Carbon and Alloy Products 2,301,056 2,216,669 2,380,001 2,355,275 1,912,168 1,690,018 1,328,619 1,085,441 540,180 320,659
Wire Rods -- C & A 112,842 103,548 112,646 174,035 180,913 146,913 183,032 172,827 72,955 57,048
Bars-Hot rolled -- C & A 210,516 204,395 230,699 211,327 164,589 197,922 164,088 163,231 75,531 70,034
Sheets Hot Rolled -- C & A 218,649 335,936 364,480 286,466 146,805 247,181 259,790 138,656 99,824 38,131
Line Pipe -- C & A 272,803 168,862 81,343 108,336 126,357 45,581 61,775 122,094 60,520 22,128
Rails Standard -- C & A 171,179 200,944 221,117 206,118 206,887 167,495 108,085 99,831 42,194 .
Tin Free Steel -- C & A 20,037 23,026 29,353 18,147 38,788 40,366 30,064 71,834 26,034 38,471
Oil Country Goods -- C & A 210,856 150,307 162,830 136,744 31,527 84,285 86,051 52,868 32,724 13,498
Sheets & Strip All Other Metallic Coat -- C & A 24,098 22,770 22,641 20,718 21,099 31,655 28,351 44,679 17,507 13,518
Tool Steel -- C & A 30,367 35,279 44,807 54,610 59,749 51,743 44,205 41,663 18,396 12,565
Wire Drawn -- C & A 57,524 47,514 55,561 57,802 53,113 45,357 43,443 35,967 17,103 12,229
Sheets & Strip Galv Hot Dipped -- C & A 13,597 16,357 26,880 38,248 63,134 44,848 41,430 28,017 14,889 8,637
Sheets Cold Rolled -- C & A 101,035 120,899 115,369 115,776 47,882 32,975 26,488 21,420 11,698 7,655
Plates in Coils -- C & A 19,651 19,350 74,101 107,431 38,787 27,889 32,569 20,114 13,356 4,353
Mechanical Tubing -- C & A 23,330 17,849 25,518 22,487 14,652 20,123 22,132 18,930 9,283 7,254
Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- C & A 611,206 546,415 524,652 357,816 314,627 360,109 115,450 9,444 3,511 2,771
Structural Shapes Heavy -- C & A 26,069 22,822 41,282 17,805 18,084 11,394 10,374 9,084 5,301 3,311
Sheets & Strip-Electrical -- C & A 28,274 28,303 11,269 14,442 11,128 25,907 17,246 6,676 3,966 1,297
Standard Pipe -- C & A 17,996 15,557 8,960 9,284 9,186 7,536 8,274 6,495 4,001 1,399
Sheets & Strip Galv Electrolyt -- C & A 26,729 27,353 31,881 29,974 39,302 38,803 15,454 5,676 2,687 2,245
Bars-Cold Finished -- C & A 1,794 1,261 2,560 5,284 7,009 4,902 5,300 4,840 2,724 1,063
Structural Pipe & Tube -- C & A 5,343 7,728 9,424 9,260 6,510 7,031 13,640 4,422 2,183 1,163
Plates Cut Lengths -- C & A 54,842 44,919 69,774 70,958 30,418 12,814 1,300 1,477 1,136 319.4
Pipe For Piling -- C & A . 1,095 23.9 143.6 4,267 5,120 4,033 1,353 490.7 .
Strip-Hot Rolled -- C & A 1,306 969.5 980.0 919.1 1,160 1,113 1,402 1,315 933.5 747.6
Strip-Cold Rolled -- C & A 2,658 3,202 4,304 4,975 2,259 1,767 1,680 1,124 608.4 340.5
Pressure Tubing -- C & A 2,208 1,715 732.8 166.8 65.3 679.1 1,681 941.3 510.5 343.4
Pipe & Tubing Nonclassified -- C & A 545.0 483.2 215.8 336.0 243.5 464.1 425.0 192.0 69.9 127.7
Rails All Other -- C & A 6,209 5,824 5,269 5,022 2,605 1,419 377.3 135.0 . .
Tin Plate -- C & A 2,828 2,080 3,167 2,711 981.5 1,201 104.4 70.6 2.55 .
Ingots and Steel for Castings -- C & A 365.5 . 1,477 105.1 2,107 3,462 360.4 51.0 31.0 .
Bars-Light Shaped -- C & A 207.3 76.1 249.6 56.0 105.4 16.7 4.16 2.85 . .
Bars-Reinforcing -- C & A 20.7 23,335 85,248 242,336 267,586 21,927 . . . .
Black Plate -- C & A 25,853 16,423 11,148 25,381 169.9 5.68 . . . .
Railroad Accessories -- C & A . 16.9 6.35 41.2 . . . . . .
Steel Piling -- C & A 105.0 41.7 19.6 1.90 61.8 . . . . .
Stainless        Products
All Stainless Products 62,117 51,855 57,081 51,412 35,751 37,825 41,786 50,509 17,613 20,777
Oil Country Goods -- S 23,832 16,515 22,205 21,084 8,003 8,860 15,474 27,214 8,115 9,645
Stainless Pipe & Tubing -- S 9,770 7,891 8,231 7,815 5,824 7,690 6,843 6,767 3,266 2,919
Plates in Coils -- S 1,156 61.7 0.69 181.2 1,881 6,878 6,954 6,691 2,856 3,411
Plates Cut Lengths -- S 6,663 7,317 6,649 6,513 5,404 5,902 5,214 3,840 697.6 2,892
Strip-Cold Rolled -- S 1,695 1,599 2,069 2,922 2,869 2,936 2,486 2,920 1,279 1,013
Wire Drawn -- S 1,425 1,414 1,231 1,438 1,708 1,311 1,473 1,017 461.3 441.7
Sheets Hot Rolled -- S 14,925 15,350 14,656 9,891 8,299 2,713 2,202 960.8 341.4 97.9
Sheets Cold Rolled -- S 1,810 812.4 1,333 812.8 723.6 578.7 440.5 577.0 352.6 127.0
Wire Rods -- S 68.0 53.1 58.1 159.9 180.9 169.3 206.6 230.1 110.1 76.4
Line Pipe -- S 399.0 464.4 521.6 373.8 493.1 511.6 210.3 143.3 69.9 82.7
Bars-Cold Finished -- S 97.4 85.9 49.8 125.6 48.8 40.4 60.0 61.3 31.5 39.4
Bars-Hot rolled -- S 29.3 162.4 6.85 30.4 76.2 27.4 27.2 57.6 25.6 22.4
Strip-Hot Rolled -- S 88.0 98.7 65.1 7.20 0.69 3.25 6.76 14.8 . 0.80
Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- S 9.56 26.2 1.40 0.77 32.6 5.46 2.31 9.29 4.85 2.90
Ingots and Steel for Castings -- S 27.9 . . 0.60 7.44 . 0.63 2.21 . .
Bars-Light Shaped -- S 87.9 . 0.74 49.7 196.3 133.7 183.7 0.26 . .
Structural Pipe & Tube -- S . 0.87 . . . . . . . .
Structural Shapes Heavy -- S 31.3 . . 4.26 0.22 61.7 . . . 3.54

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