U.S. Imports of Steel Mill Products
FROM CHINA

Quantity in Metric Tons
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'C & A' = Carbon and Alloy products, 'S' = Stainless products
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  APR19 MAY19 JUN19 JUL19 AUG19 SEP19 OCT19 NOV19 DEC19 JAN20 FEB20 MAR20 APR20 MAY20 JUN20
All Steel Mill   Products
M All Steel Mill Products 58,279 43,002 51,998 39,022 46,860 27,078 24,971 18,037 23,327 24,076 22,567 17,497 24,988 35,119 15,680
Carbon and Alloy Products
M All Carbon and Alloy Products 54,620 37,573 46,422 35,740 43,806 25,062 22,364 16,409 21,204 21,681 20,656 16,441 23,292 32,503 14,827
M Wire Drawn -- C & A 12,151 12,410 11,104 12,967 11,700 10,485 6,738 4,556 6,814 6,944 4,918 4,190 7,348 10,685 1,827
M Bars-Hot rolled -- C & A 7,972 4,699 5,687 2,693 1,787 1,552 3,353 2,716 3,343 1,354 2,931 2,899 2,064 1,355 1,776
M Tin Plate -- C & A 2,717 3,282 15,043 6,221 8,714 2,072 1,183 342.3 1,616 25.0 6.36 680.2 10.1 1,548 97.7
M Tin Free Steel -- C & A 6,740 3,403 1,689 2,042 1,536 1,039 1,182 1,040 979.0 3,326 2,016 2,407 6,393 3,867 3,336
M Mechanical Tubing -- C & A 2,536 3,106 2,429 3,128 1,969 1,383 1,691 975.8 953.5 1,990 1,146 377.3 1,375 3,460 143.2
M Standard Pipe -- C & A 2,203 2,315 2,334 2,163 3,609 1,689 1,476 1,360 1,925 1,767 715.3 797.7 559.4 1,530 367.2
M Plates in Coils -- C & A 2,996 2.12 1,622 1,503 1,015 386.7 1,444 1,349 . 1.06 3,270 11.7 572.4 9.87 .
M Bars-Cold Finished -- C & A 1,998 471.3 1,683 489.7 1,763 1,630 531.7 357.6 353.0 1,178 1,138 670.8 809.3 902.8 107.1
M Steel Piling -- C & A 6,002 . 40.2 16.4 4,917 . . 723.3 1.81 888.9 . 7.53 48.1 1,958 5,358
M Railroad Accessories -- C & A 644.9 454.6 720.1 583.5 460.3 2,069 784.5 1,172 1,879 601.1 687.8 383.5 776.1 666.6 352.9
M Tool Steel -- C & A 1,054 1,083 1,177 1,267 1,003 400.9 1,085 250.2 920.6 747.6 451.3 430.3 785.2 1,493 389.6
M Line Pipe -- C & A 2,224 1,214 229.3 231.0 1,196 270.3 121.5 110.0 77.6 674.3 513.2 548.0 43.5 418.7 0.35
M Rails Standard -- C & A 1,091 360.5 92.0 99.6 1,613 16.8 746.3 407.6 464.7 86.7 20.3 116.0 40.8 . 761.7
M Structural Shapes Heavy -- C & A 729.6 234.2 72.5 1,268 767.4 433.2 352.0 5.66 521.1 431.5 9.93 47.3 250.4 194.9 1.70
M Structural Pipe & Tube -- C & A 551.3 738.8 419.7 462.3 408.7 418.2 161.7 309.0 234.4 136.3 476.0 24.2 499.6 968.6 103.2
M Oil Country Goods -- C & A 512.0 340.5 68.7 35.2 133.1 1.58 3.83 8.10 31.1 10.5 495.8 2,339 140.8 3.13 0.13
M Pressure Tubing -- C & A 727.1 354.7 352.8 75.5 48.7 184.5 203.5 318.8 140.0 585.2 157.6 129.8 426.4 653.9 50.1
M Sheets & Strip All Other Metallic Coat -- C & A 44.4 2,084 35.8 70.2 32.2 29.2 306.9 90.5 413.2 142.9 96.8 87.6 249.3 182.8 19.4
M Sheets Hot Rolled -- C & A . 7.51 . 6.98 258.7 661.8 389.9 179.1 4.49 . 1,326 5.72 683.5 2,220 .
M Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- C & A 1,019 481.5 1,189 94.8 208.9 2.26 38.6 6.36 22.5 86.9 1.80 15.1 19.0 47.2 51.7
M Sheets & Strip-Electrical -- C & A 56.1 57.2 117.9 34.8 85.8 94.4 174.9 . 106.8 290.4 . 168.0 73.8 3.87 .
M Rails All Other -- C & A 220.9 36.4 36.1 45.5 162.5 78.9 112.4 12.1 16.6 16.6 19.7 39.3 25.8 20.8 0.36
M Sheets & Strip Galv Hot Dipped -- C & A 122.2 84.0 58.6 94.7 70.1 51.1 164.2 47.0 41.3 . 15.1 . 25.1 49.4 24.6
M Pipe For Piling -- C & A 152.9 95.4 39.4 . . . . . 2.30 212.2 90.7 . . 0.46 .
M Pipe & Tubing Nonclassified -- C & A 54.3 70.3 18.9 50.9 23.2 23.4 18.0 37.5 52.5 65.1 24.8 33.1 9.24 22.3 25.6
M Bars-Light Shaped -- C & A 39.8 67.3 36.7 . 176.4 . 8.35 . 7.91 14.7 47.3 14.1 18.5 16.8 4.35
M Plates Cut Lengths -- C & A 10.4 9.04 46.5 1.29 48.6 9.84 20.1 . 155.9 25.0 30.0 . . 94.6 24.9
M Strip-Cold Rolled -- C & A 2.09 6.08 61.0 4.28 37.9 41.7 15.9 18.4 24.7 24.9 30.4 15.9 18.0 27.1 0.01
M Sheets & Strip Galv Electrolyt -- C & A . 69.8 5.00 57.1 45.2 . 21.0 . 25.7 27.5 . . 12.0 23.8 .
M Sheets Cold Rolled -- C & A 34.2 . 0.50 . 7.36 2.89 9.03 7.21 71.2 22.2 . . 10.6 52.1 .
M Bars-Reinforcing -- C & A . 31.3 . 26.2 . 30.6 . . . . . . . 14.8 .
M Wire Rods -- C & A . . 9.58 . . . 17.4 . . . . . . 0.21 .
M Strip-Hot Rolled -- C & A 7.35 . . 2.39 . 0.27 . . . . 14.1 . . 2.99 .
M Ingots and Steel for Castings -- C & A . . . . 4.33 0.88 5.62 4.87 2.19 0.87 2.10 . 2.91 3.11 .
Stainless        Products
M All Stainless Products 3,659 5,428 5,576 3,281 3,054 2,016 2,606 1,628 2,122 2,395 1,910 1,055 1,695 2,616 853.0
M Stainless Pipe & Tubing -- S 1,185 1,981 2,047 1,345 1,204 1,126 1,138 893.5 1,147 1,140 970.0 388.2 737.3 1,236 420.0
M Wire Rods -- S 803.0 1,470 1,467 502.9 409.8 73.8 453.7 56.8 337.8 334.5 85.0 255.9 385.9 712.8 252.9
M Wire Drawn -- S 853.5 693.4 547.4 668.2 517.8 266.5 382.1 277.6 265.4 338.4 338.5 107.0 166.7 181.0 64.4
M Line Pipe -- S 88.0 441.2 838.8 175.5 120.5 167.9 317.5 194.6 88.6 121.6 203.3 20.9 121.6 179.3 27.5
M Sheets Cold Rolled -- S 247.0 259.0 108.6 163.4 330.7 144.3 180.0 94.7 104.9 154.4 159.6 141.6 163.4 119.2 62.6
M Bars-Cold Finished -- S 53.4 54.6 184.4 72.6 118.6 38.6 27.3 55.8 48.0 98.6 23.6 36.3 42.8 26.1 0.22
M Bars-Hot rolled -- S 139.4 52.7 124.5 103.0 224.4 50.6 25.3 0.91 1.57 32.2 25.2 47.0 . 1.19 .
M Oil Country Goods -- S 16.8 135.9 23.3 29.0 15.1 15.2 18.2 4.67 55.9 66.7 39.0 12.5 13.1 45.2 0.00
M Plates Cut Lengths -- S 35.3 42.9 137.0 109.5 13.9 2.31 20.9 2.08 15.3 4.07 21.0 7.79 4.20 11.5 .
M Strip-Cold Rolled -- S 41.6 58.0 26.8 14.4 62.7 50.8 7.74 29.2 28.5 45.4 16.0 20.0 12.7 63.9 1.25
M Structural Pipe & Tube -- S 139.8 187.0 4.18 0.55 1.71 . . 3.33 . . 1.86 1.36 2.80 1.25 .
M Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- S 13.0 50.1 39.7 20.0 10.2 8.96 18.6 11.1 22.7 31.1 12.5 14.8 25.9 35.4 2.76
M Plates in Coils -- S 36.8 . 20.2 59.2 . 69.9 15.9 . . 27.5 4.08 . . . 18.7
M Structural Shapes Heavy -- S . . 4.62 17.5 17.7 . . . . . . . 17.2 . .
M Ingots and Steel for Castings -- S 2.41 0.47 1.41 . . 0.46 . 2.65 . . 4.02 1.11 0.11 0.01 .
M Strip-Hot Rolled -- S . . . . 0.92 . . 0.72 4.57 . 5.17 . 0.67 2.29 2.32
M Sheets Hot Rolled -- S . . 0.13 . 5.12 . . . 1.23 . 1.27 0.71 0.61 . .
M Bars-Light Shaped -- S 3.41 . . 0.18 . . . . 0.64 0.34 0.26 . 0.26 0.12 0.14

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Enforcement and Compliance
Table last modified on: June 4, 2020, with
Licensing data collected through June 4, 2020 and
Final Census data compiled through April 2020
Data listed in order of descending volume imported during last THREE months of census data,including preliminary data
Steel mill categories are defined by 10-digit HTS codes
Data extracted from the import licenses are not official Census data
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