U.S. Imports of Steel Mill Products
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'C & A' = Carbon and Alloy products, 'S' = Stainless products
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All Steel Mill   Products
All Steel Mill Products 1,824,282 2,363,173 2,268,524 2,437,082 2,406,688 1,947,919 1,727,843 1,370,405 904,379 741,238
Carbon and Alloy Products
All Carbon and Alloy Products 1,759,155 2,301,056 2,216,669 2,380,001 2,355,275 1,912,168 1,690,018 1,328,619 877,217 715,194
Sheets Hot Rolled -- C & A 63,405 218,649 335,936 364,480 286,466 146,805 247,181 259,790 183,526 118,977
Wire Rods -- C & A 115,779 112,842 103,548 112,646 174,035 180,913 146,913 183,032 99,344 103,130
Bars-Hot rolled -- C & A 159,562 210,516 204,395 230,699 211,327 164,589 197,922 164,088 102,712 105,892
Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- C & A 483,544 611,206 546,415 524,652 357,816 314,627 360,109 115,450 112,359 5,928
Rails Standard -- C & A 158,777 171,179 200,944 221,117 206,118 206,887 167,495 108,085 87,825 62,222
Oil Country Goods -- C & A 135,594 210,856 150,307 162,830 136,744 31,527 84,285 86,051 53,951 36,406
Line Pipe -- C & A 188,059 272,803 168,862 81,343 108,336 126,357 45,581 61,775 30,051 77,685
Tool Steel -- C & A 37,125 30,367 35,279 44,807 54,610 59,749 51,743 44,205 28,333 25,042
Wire Drawn -- C & A 38,930 57,524 47,514 55,561 57,802 53,113 45,357 43,443 24,943 23,024
Sheets & Strip Galv Hot Dipped -- C & A 10,237 13,597 16,357 26,880 38,248 63,134 44,848 41,430 24,442 19,023
Plates in Coils -- C & A 19,085 19,651 19,350 74,101 107,431 38,787 27,889 32,569 18,418 16,908
Tin Free Steel -- C & A 24,030 20,037 23,026 29,353 18,147 38,788 40,366 30,064 21,108 40,016
Sheets & Strip All Other Metallic Coat -- C & A 31,613 24,098 22,770 22,641 20,718 21,099 31,655 28,351 14,172 25,180
Sheets Cold Rolled -- C & A 84,757 101,035 120,899 115,369 115,776 47,882 32,975 26,488 14,463 13,954
Mechanical Tubing -- C & A 26,345 23,330 17,849 25,518 22,487 14,652 20,123 22,132 13,641 11,773
Sheets & Strip-Electrical -- C & A 32,300 28,274 28,303 11,269 14,442 11,128 25,907 17,246 14,310 5,187
Sheets & Strip Galv Electrolyt -- C & A 34,794 26,729 27,353 31,881 29,974 39,302 38,803 15,454 5,953 3,836
Structural Pipe & Tube -- C & A 7,875 5,343 7,728 9,424 9,260 6,510 7,031 13,640 6,402 2,530
Structural Shapes Heavy -- C & A 17,259 26,069 22,822 41,282 17,805 18,084 11,394 10,374 6,201 5,376
Standard Pipe -- C & A 29,458 17,996 15,557 8,960 9,284 9,186 7,536 8,274 4,160 5,315
Bars-Cold Finished -- C & A 1,868 1,794 1,261 2,560 5,284 7,009 4,902 5,300 3,079 3,431
Pipe For Piling -- C & A 2.00 . 1,095 23.9 143.6 4,267 5,120 4,033 2,981 490.7
Pressure Tubing -- C & A 2,206 2,208 1,715 732.8 166.8 65.3 679.1 1,681 941.7 649.0
Strip-Cold Rolled -- C & A 2,499 2,658 3,202 4,304 4,975 2,259 1,767 1,680 1,104 805.5
Strip-Hot Rolled -- C & A 1,136 1,306 969.5 980.0 919.1 1,160 1,113 1,402 670.2 1,025
Plates Cut Lengths -- C & A 24,831 54,842 44,919 69,774 70,958 30,418 12,814 1,300 1,170 1,189
Pipe & Tubing Nonclassified -- C & A 793.8 545.0 483.2 215.8 336.0 243.5 464.1 425.0 298.2 100.6
Rails All Other -- C & A 4,021 6,209 5,824 5,269 5,022 2,605 1,419 377.3 377.3 25.2
Ingots and Steel for Castings -- C & A 278.0 365.5 . 1,477 105.1 2,107 3,462 360.4 180.9 41.3
Tin Plate -- C & A 3,681 2,828 2,080 3,167 2,711 981.5 1,201 104.4 85.4 20.6
Bars-Light Shaped -- C & A 117.4 207.3 76.1 249.6 56.0 105.4 16.7 4.16 2.62 .
Bars-Reinforcing -- C & A . 20.7 23,335 85,248 242,336 267,586 21,927 . . .
Black Plate -- C & A 19,073 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 108.3 105.0 41.7 19.6 1.90 61.8 . . . .
Stainless        Products
All Stainless Products 65,126 62,117 51,855 57,081 51,412 35,751 37,825 41,786 27,162 26,044
Oil Country Goods -- S 25,532 23,832 16,515 22,205 21,084 8,003 8,860 15,474 9,595 12,654
Plates in Coils -- S 1,078 1,156 61.7 0.69 181.2 1,881 6,878 6,954 4,644 4,176
Stainless Pipe & Tubing -- S 8,531 9,770 7,891 8,231 7,815 5,824 7,690 6,843 4,168 4,150
Plates Cut Lengths -- S 5,978 6,663 7,317 6,649 6,513 5,404 5,902 5,214 4,112 1,348
Strip-Cold Rolled -- S 2,683 1,695 1,599 2,069 2,922 2,869 2,936 2,486 1,415 1,885
Sheets Hot Rolled -- S 15,755 14,925 15,350 14,656 9,891 8,299 2,713 2,202 1,526 388.3
Wire Drawn -- S 1,295 1,425 1,414 1,231 1,438 1,708 1,311 1,473 963.0 650.0
Sheets Cold Rolled -- S 3,041 1,810 812.4 1,333 812.8 723.6 578.7 440.5 316.5 421.6
Line Pipe -- S 459.1 399.0 464.4 521.6 373.8 493.1 511.6 210.3 67.6 118.4
Wire Rods -- S 97.9 68.0 53.1 58.1 159.9 180.9 169.3 206.6 113.9 150.5
Bars-Light Shaped -- S 33.8 87.9 . 0.74 49.7 196.3 133.7 183.7 183.7 .
Bars-Cold Finished -- S 108.0 97.4 85.9 49.8 125.6 48.8 40.4 60.0 30.1 44.5
Bars-Hot rolled -- S 39.8 29.3 162.4 6.85 30.4 76.2 27.4 27.2 16.2 35.8
Strip-Hot Rolled -- S 142.2 88.0 98.7 65.1 7.20 0.69 3.25 6.76 6.76 14.3
Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- S 20.7 9.56 26.2 1.40 0.77 32.6 5.46 2.31 2.31 4.85
Ingots and Steel for Castings -- S 254.1 27.9 . . 0.60 7.44 . 0.63 . .
Structural Pipe & Tube -- S . . 0.87 . . . . . . .
Structural Shapes Heavy -- S 74.6 31.3 . . 4.26 0.22 61.7 . . .

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Enforcement & Compliance
Table last modified on: September 4, 2019 , with
Final Census data compiled through July 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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