U.S. Imports of Steel Mill Products
FROM CHINA
Entered Customs Value in Thousands of U.S. Dollars
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'C & A' = Carbon and Alloy products, 'S' = Stainless products
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Product Census Data
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2012
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2019
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YTD Jan
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Aug 2019
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YTD Jan
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Aug 2020
All Steel Mill   Products
All Steel Mill Products $1,920,361 $1,764,421 $2,830,922 $2,153,504 $906,256 $976,330 $902,341 $726,780 $581,166 $319,789
Carbon and Alloy Products
All Carbon and Alloy Products $1,445,993 $1,404,822 $2,276,580 $1,619,543 $686,052 $753,486 $693,087 $532,257 $429,153 $246,324
Wire Drawn -- C & A $136,766 $140,521 $159,497 $172,520 $153,497 $138,387 $152,625 $120,074 $91,429 $56,867
Tin Plate -- C & A $22,320 $29,506 $55,629 $43,114 $42,348 $49,658 $45,058 $65,420 $61,201 $18,272
Bars-Hot rolled -- C & A $209,912 $354,698 $168,141 $96,037 $49,027 $60,426 $98,724 $70,448 $58,559 $17,605
Tin Free Steel -- C & A $35,720 $50,593 $29,863 $25,422 $34,506 $58,846 $39,108 $30,414 $26,089 $33,252
Mechanical Tubing -- C & A $122,317 $85,173 $97,580 $80,275 $52,748 $77,118 $64,407 $38,676 $31,039 $19,889
Standard Pipe -- C & A $24,732 $31,307 $54,273 $58,706 $110,240 $67,287 $48,786 $37,167 $26,901 $12,301
Steel Piling -- C & A $609.9 $368.5 $311.6 $11,827 $4,693 $22,001 $24,484 $15,756 $15,256 $7,476
Bars-Cold Finished -- C & A $17,620 $10,475 $17,261 $15,380 $9,494 $17,900 $22,253 $19,907 $16,567 $7,483
Plates in Coils -- C & A $1,062 $6,734 $10,928 $9,172 $6,017 $12,360 $18,580 $10,016 $7,444 $3,767
Tool Steel -- C & A $106,140 $73,198 $86,128 $85,059 $52,273 $60,242 $64,343 $52,189 $39,029 $33,237
Railroad Accessories -- C & A $2,385 $5,174 $4,835 $8,448 $7,801 $4,973 $8,478 $9,920 $4,838 $8,573
Line Pipe -- C & A $64,999 $34,006 $49,833 $51,276 $17,079 $39,229 $24,373 $11,085 $10,249 $3,800
Rails Standard -- C & A $3,696 $2,060 $3,819 $3,088 $2,263 $3,932 $4,330 $4,568 $3,431 $724.3
Structural Pipe & Tube -- C & A $34,326 $16,558 $24,783 $20,109 $15,018 $22,546 $18,822 $8,662 $6,979 $3,615
Structural Shapes Heavy -- C & A $1,494 $7,836 $9,601 $31,034 $16,036 $6,966 $4,169 $4,219 $3,057 $1,488
Oil Country Goods -- C & A $33,316 $12,693 $15,517 $9,920 $6,965 $27,936 $11,335 $9,000 $8,922 $3,078
Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- C & A $9,765 $8,985 $8,013 $6,158 $4,560 $7,419 $7,016 $4,019 $3,942 $349.1
Sheets & Strip All Other Metallic Coat -- C & A $108,929 $51,208 $89,235 $51,445 $7,685 $5,713 $7,304 $3,712 $2,511 $1,803
Pressure Tubing -- C & A $8,430 $11,815 $10,012 $8,352 $9,730 $20,891 $5,475 $6,335 $4,681 $4,389
Sheets Hot Rolled -- C & A $15,237 $14,529 $13,874 $7,101 $5,220 $5,523 $1,657 $1,237 $241.5 $2,587
Rails All Other -- C & A $25,854 $15,590 $17,765 $24,877 $18,911 $4,912 $4,607 $926.1 $754.1 $471.4
Sheets & Strip-Electrical -- C & A $15,863 $17,272 $2,542 $1,038 $6,337 $15,671 $7,537 $2,269 $1,447 $1,144
Sheets & Strip Galv Hot Dipped -- C & A $189,035 $184,713 $552,828 $431,705 $8,585 $1,732 $1,042 $770.8 $476.8 $148.6
Plates Cut Lengths -- C & A $13,737 $25,429 $41,469 $44,765 $20,514 $1,568 $619.9 $600.9 $431.7 $254.7
Pipe For Piling -- C & A $10,783 $1,763 $5,347 $8,850 $2,110 $3,385 $2,735 $417.6 $414.1 $684.2
Pipe & Tubing Nonclassified -- C & A $2,285 $3,985 $3,879 $3,888 $5,360 $6,232 $2,604 $2,014 $1,571 $926.9
Bars-Light Shaped -- C & A $588.8 $474.1 $2,564 $14,924 $3,899 $807.7 $439.6 $628.8 $573.4 $291.1
Bars-Reinforcing -- C & A $277.5 $313.7 $442.5 $2,660 $514.8 $1,243 $204.0 $380.4 $347.2 $16.78
Strip-Cold Rolled -- C & A $7,922 $1,371 $3,168 $1,312 $1,369 $987.2 $497.8 $471.4 $326.1 $300.7
Sheets & Strip Galv Electrolyt -- C & A $7,326 $24,822 $44,390 $17,763 $8,103 $4,067 $59.32 $246.1 $197.1 $115.0
Sheets Cold Rolled -- C & A $169,643 $152,996 $505,397 $267,752 $898.1 $784.3 $266.7 $473.4 $84.90 $142.9
Strip-Hot Rolled -- C & A $367.6 $499.4 $711.0 $296.8 $492.0 $567.8 $89.93 $103.8 $101.4 $22.58
Wire Rods -- C & A $39,754 $26,312 $184,038 $846.3 $57.23 $27.40 $507.3 $54.60 $34.76 $12.17
Ingots and Steel for Castings -- C & A $85.95 $311.8 $920.9 $1,319 $1,701 $2,150 $550.7 $76.40 $28.76 $39.20
Black Plate -- C & A $2,693 $1,532 $1,986 $3,107 . . . . . .
CRAI . . . . . . . . . $1,199
Stainless        Products
All Stainless Products $474,368 $359,599 $554,342 $533,961 $220,205 $222,844 $209,254 $194,522 $152,013 $73,465
Stainless Pipe & Tubing -- S $145,160 $120,989 $148,291 $133,170 $86,063 $118,510 $108,792 $108,091 $80,369 $45,550
Wire Rods -- S $6,334 $6,397 $11,434 $19,048 $7,589 $12,612 $17,867 $18,922 $16,833 $6,871
Wire Drawn -- S $25,382 $26,161 $30,298 $26,386 $22,485 $32,800 $31,121 $24,036 $20,009 $7,813
Line Pipe -- S $17,237 $19,893 $19,888 $20,664 $12,511 $16,586 $21,762 $18,374 $13,644 $3,832
Sheets Cold Rolled -- S $191,768 $134,181 $289,364 $291,016 $61,761 $9,252 $6,180 $5,827 $4,753 $2,944
Bars-Hot rolled -- S $3,307 $2,434 $1,253 $1,151 $4,974 $2,846 $2,663 $2,928 $2,743 $583.6
Bars-Cold Finished -- S $10,091 $7,605 $9,583 $7,902 $6,621 $7,555 $5,680 $4,667 $3,965 $1,710
Strip-Cold Rolled -- S $5,285 $5,572 $8,092 $8,520 $6,963 $4,890 $5,218 $3,179 $2,698 $1,070
Structural Pipe & Tube -- S $1,586 $1,124 $25.38 . $216.2 $2,255 $1,744 $1,897 $1,886 $159.7
Plates Cut Lengths -- S $22,409 $18,599 $21,081 $7,796 $2,005 $1,186 $1,138 $1,547 $1,424 $312.6
Plates in Coils -- S $38,061 $11,642 $4,690 $2,403 $2,087 $4,702 $1,867 $834.0 $693.3 $132.0
Oil Country Goods -- S $3,754 $2,507 $6,176 $11,125 $2,775 $2,250 $2,659 $2,067 $1,334 $1,046
Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- S $1,217 $1,793 $2,706 $2,572 $1,662 $6,593 $2,078 $1,725 $1,319 $1,093
Structural Shapes Heavy -- S $27.66 $13.95 $16.94 $25.88 $92.23 $133.2 $36.01 $135.8 $135.8 $158.1
Bars-Light Shaped -- S $47.50 $86.91 $52.81 $142.3 $170.8 $460.4 $259.1 $85.85 $73.08 $29.52
Ingots and Steel for Castings -- S $1,292 $8.960 $43.16 $93.45 $15.60 $4.974 $59.29 $86.76 $62.02 $26.13
Sheets Hot Rolled -- S $841.7 $295.7 $1,074 $1,506 $816.0 $59.74 $64.59 $55.73 $48.71 $20.10
Strip-Hot Rolled -- S $568.3 $297.0 $274.9 $440.3 $1,398 $147.9 $65.82 $64.48 $24.04 $113.9

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Enforcement & Compliance
Table last modified on: October 6, 2020 , with
Final Census data compiled through August 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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