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 1,079,015 929,119
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 1,046,775 894,028
Sheets Hot Rolled -- C & A 63,405 218,649 335,936 364,480 286,466 146,805 247,181 259,790 219,745 122,976
Wire Rods -- C & A 115,779 112,842 103,548 112,646 174,035 180,913 146,913 183,032 129,503 134,546
Bars-Hot rolled -- C & A 159,562 210,516 204,395 230,699 211,327 164,589 197,922 164,088 121,402 128,315
Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- C & A 483,544 611,206 546,415 524,652 357,816 314,627 360,109 115,450 113,473 7,670
Rails Standard -- C & A 158,777 171,179 200,944 221,117 206,118 206,887 167,495 108,085 87,868 91,391
Oil Country Goods -- C & A 135,594 210,856 150,307 162,830 136,744 31,527 84,285 86,051 65,165 46,084
Line Pipe -- C & A 188,059 272,803 168,862 81,343 108,336 126,357 45,581 61,775 43,901 100,193
Tool Steel -- C & A 37,125 30,367 35,279 44,807 54,610 59,749 51,743 44,205 33,748 34,029
Wire Drawn -- C & A 38,930 57,524 47,514 55,561 57,802 53,113 45,357 43,443 33,043 28,144
Sheets & Strip Galv Hot Dipped -- C & A 10,237 13,597 16,357 26,880 38,248 63,134 44,848 41,430 31,716 23,514
Plates in Coils -- C & A 19,085 19,651 19,350 74,101 107,431 38,787 27,889 32,569 24,039 18,365
Tin Free Steel -- C & A 24,030 20,037 23,026 29,353 18,147 38,788 40,366 30,064 23,449 56,121
Sheets & Strip All Other Metallic Coat -- C & A 31,613 24,098 22,770 22,641 20,718 21,099 31,655 28,351 17,879 33,149
Sheets Cold Rolled -- C & A 84,757 101,035 120,899 115,369 115,776 47,882 32,975 26,488 19,167 17,155
Mechanical Tubing -- C & A 26,345 23,330 17,849 25,518 22,487 14,652 20,123 22,132 16,576 13,935
Sheets & Strip-Electrical -- C & A 32,300 28,274 28,303 11,269 14,442 11,128 25,907 17,246 15,015 6,160
Sheets & Strip Galv Electrolyt -- C & A 34,794 26,729 27,353 31,881 29,974 39,302 38,803 15,454 13,325 4,379
Structural Pipe & Tube -- C & A 7,875 5,343 7,728 9,424 9,260 6,510 7,031 13,640 11,168 3,130
Structural Shapes Heavy -- C & A 17,259 26,069 22,822 41,282 17,805 18,084 11,394 10,374 6,262 9,067
Standard Pipe -- C & A 29,458 17,996 15,557 8,960 9,284 9,186 7,536 8,274 7,515 5,562
Bars-Cold Finished -- C & A 1,868 1,794 1,261 2,560 5,284 7,009 4,902 5,300 4,008 4,135
Pipe For Piling -- C & A 2.00 . 1,095 23.9 143.6 4,267 5,120 4,033 2,981 1,353
Pressure Tubing -- C & A 2,206 2,208 1,715 732.8 166.8 65.3 679.1 1,681 1,242 771.0
Strip-Cold Rolled -- C & A 2,499 2,658 3,202 4,304 4,975 2,259 1,767 1,680 1,413 961.5
Strip-Hot Rolled -- C & A 1,136 1,306 969.5 980.0 919.1 1,160 1,113 1,402 907.1 1,161
Plates Cut Lengths -- C & A 24,831 54,842 44,919 69,774 70,958 30,418 12,814 1,300 1,202 1,357
Pipe & Tubing Nonclassified -- C & A 793.8 545.0 483.2 215.8 336.0 243.5 464.1 425.0 328.6 148.3
Rails All Other -- C & A 4,021 6,209 5,824 5,269 5,022 2,605 1,419 377.3 377.3 132.9
Ingots and Steel for Castings -- C & A 278.0 365.5 . 1,477 105.1 2,107 3,462 360.4 256.3 41.3
Tin Plate -- C & A 3,681 2,828 2,080 3,167 2,711 981.5 1,201 104.4 85.4 70.6
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 32,239 35,090
Oil Country Goods -- S 25,532 23,832 16,515 22,205 21,084 8,003 8,860 15,474 11,875 17,943
Plates in Coils -- S 1,078 1,156 61.7 0.69 181.2 1,881 6,878 6,954 5,195 5,148
Stainless Pipe & Tubing -- S 8,531 9,770 7,891 8,231 7,815 5,824 7,690 6,843 5,093 5,113
Plates Cut Lengths -- S 5,978 6,663 7,317 6,649 6,513 5,404 5,902 5,214 4,448 2,276
Strip-Cold Rolled -- S 2,683 1,695 1,599 2,069 2,922 2,869 2,936 2,486 1,797 2,293
Sheets Hot Rolled -- S 15,755 14,925 15,350 14,656 9,891 8,299 2,713 2,202 1,682 656.0
Wire Drawn -- S 1,295 1,425 1,414 1,231 1,438 1,708 1,311 1,473 1,199 752.8
Sheets Cold Rolled -- S 3,041 1,810 812.4 1,333 812.8 723.6 578.7 440.5 358.6 469.4
Line Pipe -- S 459.1 399.0 464.4 521.6 373.8 493.1 511.6 210.3 191.7 127.3
Wire Rods -- S 97.9 68.0 53.1 58.1 159.9 180.9 169.3 206.6 154.9 184.6
Bars-Light Shaped -- S 33.8 87.9 . 0.74 49.7 196.3 133.7 183.7 183.7 0.26
Bars-Cold Finished -- S 108.0 97.4 85.9 49.8 125.6 48.8 40.4 60.0 32.1 54.9
Bars-Hot rolled -- S 39.8 29.3 162.4 6.85 30.4 76.2 27.4 27.2 16.8 45.6
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 7.15
Ingots and Steel for Castings -- S 254.1 27.9 . . 0.60 7.44 . 0.63 . 2.21
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: 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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