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 1,370,405 666,847 557,793
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 1,328,619 646,762 540,180
Sheets Hot Rolled -- C & A 63,405 218,649 335,936 364,480 286,466 146,805 247,181 259,790 108,158 99,824
Wire Rods -- C & A 115,779 112,842 103,548 112,646 174,035 180,913 146,913 183,032 68,196 72,955
Bars-Hot rolled -- C & A 159,562 210,516 204,395 230,699 211,327 164,589 197,922 164,088 73,920 75,531
Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- C & A 483,544 611,206 546,415 524,652 357,816 314,627 360,109 115,450 111,417 3,511
Rails Standard -- C & A 158,777 171,179 200,944 221,117 206,118 206,887 167,495 108,085 67,811 42,194
Oil Country Goods -- C & A 135,594 210,856 150,307 162,830 136,744 31,527 84,285 86,051 42,985 32,724
Line Pipe -- C & A 188,059 272,803 168,862 81,343 108,336 126,357 45,581 61,775 20,821 60,520
Tool Steel -- C & A 37,125 30,367 35,279 44,807 54,610 59,749 51,743 44,205 21,791 18,396
Wire Drawn -- C & A 38,930 57,524 47,514 55,561 57,802 53,113 45,357 43,443 17,122 17,103
Sheets & Strip Galv Hot Dipped -- C & A 10,237 13,597 16,357 26,880 38,248 63,134 44,848 41,430 16,378 14,889
Plates in Coils -- C & A 19,085 19,651 19,350 74,101 107,431 38,787 27,889 32,569 11,069 13,356
Tin Free Steel -- C & A 24,030 20,037 23,026 29,353 18,147 38,788 40,366 30,064 14,675 26,034
Sheets & Strip All Other Metallic Coat -- C & A 31,613 24,098 22,770 22,641 20,718 21,099 31,655 28,351 11,589 17,507
Sheets Cold Rolled -- C & A 84,757 101,035 120,899 115,369 115,776 47,882 32,975 26,488 9,669 11,698
Mechanical Tubing -- C & A 26,345 23,330 17,849 25,518 22,487 14,652 20,123 22,132 10,256 9,283
Sheets & Strip-Electrical -- C & A 32,300 28,274 28,303 11,269 14,442 11,128 25,907 17,246 13,393 3,966
Sheets & Strip Galv Electrolyt -- C & A 34,794 26,729 27,353 31,881 29,974 39,302 38,803 15,454 5,330 2,687
Structural Pipe & Tube -- C & A 7,875 5,343 7,728 9,424 9,260 6,510 7,031 13,640 5,318 2,183
Structural Shapes Heavy -- C & A 17,259 26,069 22,822 41,282 17,805 18,084 11,394 10,374 4,260 5,301
Standard Pipe -- C & A 29,458 17,996 15,557 8,960 9,284 9,186 7,536 8,274 3,869 4,001
Bars-Cold Finished -- C & A 1,868 1,794 1,261 2,560 5,284 7,009 4,902 5,300 1,963 2,724
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 1,681 441.6 510.5
Strip-Cold Rolled -- C & A 2,499 2,658 3,202 4,304 4,975 2,259 1,767 1,680 855.1 608.4
Strip-Hot Rolled -- C & A 1,136 1,306 969.5 980.0 919.1 1,160 1,113 1,402 562.1 933.5
Plates Cut Lengths -- C & A 24,831 54,842 44,919 69,774 70,958 30,418 12,814 1,300 1,106 1,136
Pipe & Tubing Nonclassified -- C & A 793.8 545.0 483.2 215.8 336.0 243.5 464.1 425.0 244.7 69.9
Rails All Other -- C & A 4,021 6,209 5,824 5,269 5,022 2,605 1,419 377.3 377.3 .
Ingots and Steel for Castings -- C & A 278.0 365.5 . 1,477 105.1 2,107 3,462 360.4 137.2 31.0
Tin Plate -- C & A 3,681 2,828 2,080 3,167 2,711 981.5 1,201 104.4 55.5 2.55
Bars-Light Shaped -- C & A 117.4 207.3 76.1 249.6 56.0 105.4 16.7 4.16 . .
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 20,085 17,613
Oil Country Goods -- S 25,532 23,832 16,515 22,205 21,084 8,003 8,860 15,474 7,104 8,115
Plates in Coils -- S 1,078 1,156 61.7 0.69 181.2 1,881 6,878 6,954 3,324 2,856
Stainless Pipe & Tubing -- S 8,531 9,770 7,891 8,231 7,815 5,824 7,690 6,843 3,088 3,266
Plates Cut Lengths -- S 5,978 6,663 7,317 6,649 6,513 5,404 5,902 5,214 3,124 697.6
Strip-Cold Rolled -- S 2,683 1,695 1,599 2,069 2,922 2,869 2,936 2,486 1,095 1,279
Sheets Hot Rolled -- S 15,755 14,925 15,350 14,656 9,891 8,299 2,713 2,202 1,077 341.4
Wire Drawn -- S 1,295 1,425 1,414 1,231 1,438 1,708 1,311 1,473 701.9 461.3
Sheets Cold Rolled -- S 3,041 1,810 812.4 1,333 812.8 723.6 578.7 440.5 210.7 352.6
Line Pipe -- S 459.1 399.0 464.4 521.6 373.8 493.1 511.6 210.3 60.8 69.9
Wire Rods -- S 97.9 68.0 53.1 58.1 159.9 180.9 169.3 206.6 76.0 110.1
Bars-Light Shaped -- S 33.8 87.9 . 0.74 49.7 196.3 133.7 183.7 183.4 .
Bars-Cold Finished -- S 108.0 97.4 85.9 49.8 125.6 48.8 40.4 60.0 14.8 31.5
Bars-Hot rolled -- S 39.8 29.3 162.4 6.85 30.4 76.2 27.4 27.2 14.2 25.6
Strip-Hot Rolled -- S 142.2 88.0 98.7 65.1 7.20 0.69 3.25 6.76 6.76 .
Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- S 20.7 9.56 26.2 1.40 0.77 32.6 5.46 2.31 1.19 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: July 3, 2019 , with
Final Census data compiled through May 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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