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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  MAY18 JUN18 JUL18 AUG18 SEP18 OCT18 NOV18 DEC18 JAN19 FEB19 MAR19 APR19 MAY19 JUN19 JUL19
All Steel Mill   Products
M All Steel Mill Products 64,056 45,956 45,710 48,428 37,165 54,809 59,533 43,255 70,381 38,003 56,589 58,279 43,002 50,976 26,564
Carbon and Alloy Products
M All Carbon and Alloy Products 60,106 42,108 42,956 44,982 33,828 50,907 56,267 39,493 65,722 33,674 53,048 54,620 37,573 45,046 24,594
M Wire Drawn -- C & A 12,030 11,986 11,166 14,030 12,536 16,216 10,395 12,200 13,430 10,062 10,188 12,151 12,410 11,071 7,592
M Tin Plate -- C & A 3,301 3,466 3,108 7,964 608.5 1,783 7,734 4,284 12,120 3,041 15,721 2,717 3,282 15,292 5,626
M Bars-Hot rolled -- C & A 9,216 6,807 2,714 3,680 2,552 9,137 23,022 5,489 12,495 6,447 7,105 7,972 4,699 4,437 2,079
M Tin Free Steel -- C & A 10,101 3,686 1,721 2,094 1,760 2,886 973.9 1,366 1,681 1,049 5,314 6,740 3,403 1,670 2,075
M Mechanical Tubing -- C & A 3,019 3,687 3,449 3,663 2,530 2,295 4,027 2,434 3,616 1,762 2,979 2,536 3,106 2,537 2,303
M Bars-Cold Finished -- C & A 1,699 718.4 2,787 993.1 444.7 2,646 765.2 2,101 2,409 955.7 4,197 1,998 471.3 1,736 386.5
M Steel Piling -- C & A 7,747 . 4,388 2,340 989.8 4,956 . . 6,928 4,087 . 6,002 . 40.2 16.4
M Standard Pipe -- C & A 1,749 1,612 2,304 2,814 1,768 3,150 1,769 1,849 2,686 1,223 1,017 2,203 2,315 2,179 1,281
M Line Pipe -- C & A 2,111 545.0 1,257 833.8 1,060 2,944 740.3 605.8 1,180 474.9 1,336 2,224 1,214 242.4 158.1
M Plates in Coils -- C & A 2,350 3,808 2,121 870.6 3,487 21.5 1,867 770.0 1,440 1.06 1,040 2,996 2.12 1,617 1,502
M Tool Steel -- C & A 1,523 1,756 2,267 1,555 1,005 1,526 1,880 1,937 1,457 1,209 873.9 1,054 1,083 783.9 927.5
M Sheets & Strip All Other Metallic Coat -- C & A 1,309 62.6 93.9 60.7 162.2 130.8 1,639 493.2 57.5 60.4 65.9 44.4 2,084 36.0 70.4
M Structural Pipe & Tube -- C & A 908.1 1,000 1,767 490.5 578.0 150.5 186.6 507.0 1,249 777.6 412.7 551.3 738.8 529.2 62.2
M Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- C & A 623.0 166.3 387.3 90.5 764.4 883.9 101.2 357.2 318.3 157.8 183.3 1,019 481.5 1,219 27.8
M Rails Standard -- C & A 54.2 124.6 456.1 738.1 721.7 182.6 3.81 1,017 895.5 561.9 153.6 1,091 360.5 92.5 2.43
M Railroad Accessories -- C & A 349.4 677.5 597.2 960.8 916.8 697.0 264.3 989.3 599.5 563.9 471.3 644.9 454.6 615.9 252.4
M Pressure Tubing -- C & A 219.1 86.6 146.3 301.0 399.2 332.2 87.0 152.0 44.6 29.6 369.0 727.1 354.7 357.9 75.6
M Oil Country Goods -- C & A 31.1 53.9 76.9 63.5 26.9 385.1 231.0 1,013 2,065 503.7 556.1 512.0 340.5 91.1 0.93
M Structural Shapes Heavy -- C & A 292.8 175.9 285.3 790.2 689.2 33.3 67.4 1,089 69.7 7.38 35.2 729.6 234.2 73.4 48.9
M Rails All Other -- C & A 81.8 . 34.8 . 441.6 79.7 34.7 158.5 69.5 . 439.7 220.9 36.4 . 15.2
M Pipe For Piling -- C & A 505.1 1,116 736.6 351.4 142.5 . . 6.32 . . 235.8 152.9 95.4 3.80 .
M Sheets & Strip Galv Hot Dipped -- C & A 92.2 28.3 3.10 94.0 97.4 134.5 . 161.0 155.0 143.2 29.9 122.2 84.0 52.2 3.49
M Bars-Light Shaped -- C & A . 28.2 1.38 14.8 8.62 0.76 57.4 64.6 23.1 33.8 110.3 39.8 67.3 30.4 20.1
M Pipe & Tubing Nonclassified -- C & A 8.30 28.8 40.8 58.9 46.3 138.3 109.4 88.4 51.1 45.4 62.8 54.3 70.3 23.0 41.0
M Sheets & Strip-Electrical -- C & A 108.3 10.6 37.3 24.0 15.5 76.1 228.3 204.0 192.3 109.2 37.5 56.1 57.2 120.6 20.4
M Plates Cut Lengths -- C & A 30.6 320.6 28.3 58.1 23.6 96.4 29.2 22.7 21.9 275.9 58.8 10.4 9.04 36.8 0.00
M Sheets & Strip Galv Electrolyt -- C & A 3.83 8.93 1.35 . 4.70 . 13.4 6.21 32.8 . 3.82 . 69.8 7.33 0.01
M Bars-Reinforcing -- C & A . 49.7 56.2 . . . . 37.8 317.6 25.5 25.5 . 31.3 15.6 .
M Sheets Cold Rolled -- C & A 292.1 6.59 . 7.04 5.57 0.67 . 14.5 34.0 . . 34.2 . 0.50 .
M Strip-Hot Rolled -- C & A . . 4.03 . 0.17 . 6.48 1.25 39.8 1.41 11.5 7.35 . 16.1 .
M Sheets Hot Rolled -- C & A . . 854.2 . 22.8 . 7.65 25.0 . 36.4 5.63 . 7.51 3.49 .
M Strip-Cold Rolled -- C & A 16.2 62.2 10.5 28.6 15.6 18.4 19.9 17.9 32.7 19.6 . 2.09 6.08 109.2 1.44
M Ingots and Steel for Castings -- C & A 16.1 23.1 49.4 8.26 . 1.63 . 20.1 . . 3.14 . . 1.25 .
M Wire Rods -- C & A 311.4 . . . . . . 5.01 5.55 6.15 . . . 0.35 .
Stainless        Products
M All Stainless Products 3,949 3,848 2,753 3,446 3,336 3,901 3,266 3,761 4,659 4,329 3,541 3,659 5,428 5,929 1,969
M Stainless Pipe & Tubing -- S 1,621 1,273 1,082 1,482 1,313 1,582 1,508 1,725 1,812 2,114 1,358 1,185 1,981 1,997 770.0
M Wire Rods -- S 292.7 390.5 226.1 382.4 367.4 673.1 211.2 656.3 491.9 239.8 684.9 803.0 1,470 1,199 267.7
M Wire Drawn -- S 687.8 841.5 522.0 720.3 600.0 652.8 471.2 643.4 904.5 725.7 700.7 853.5 693.4 574.3 432.8
M Line Pipe -- S 494.5 724.2 444.9 403.3 388.0 392.6 424.9 368.0 644.1 395.3 126.3 88.0 441.2 877.6 85.2
M Sheets Cold Rolled -- S 128.8 222.4 89.5 110.2 202.2 185.8 232.9 123.2 218.8 276.9 117.2 247.0 259.0 176.8 100.1
M Bars-Hot rolled -- S 152.6 27.6 10.3 15.0 134.3 62.9 29.5 52.6 32.5 108.2 192.0 139.4 52.7 143.6 22.3
M Structural Pipe & Tube -- S 7.08 4.75 8.37 . 18.9 98.4 53.4 8.87 98.9 72.1 38.6 139.8 187.0 5.00 1.25
M Strip-Cold Rolled -- S 66.3 165.6 69.7 123.0 162.0 73.4 122.0 49.2 127.5 93.2 178.0 41.6 58.0 16.9 1.18
M Bars-Cold Finished -- S 236.5 76.6 202.8 62.3 87.7 124.7 86.3 39.8 112.7 77.8 84.5 53.4 54.6 98.0 8.15
M Oil Country Goods -- S 26.0 2.85 25.3 22.3 15.1 21.3 56.6 16.3 15.9 5.14 3.30 16.8 135.9 100.4 0.00
M Plates Cut Lengths -- S 1.33 63.4 40.4 11.9 . 1.77 3.58 49.9 25.1 51.1 17.0 35.3 42.9 673.5 244.5
M Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- S 9.25 18.0 23.4 15.5 14.6 22.8 41.5 24.8 26.1 53.1 24.4 13.0 50.1 40.0 17.2
M Plates in Coils -- S 221.8 35.4 . 89.3 31.1 1.51 3.46 1.90 120.8 109.6 11.7 36.8 . 19.4 .
M Ingots and Steel for Castings -- S . . 3.26 1.71 . 6.03 . . 3.99 . 3.73 2.41 0.47 1.41 .
M Bars-Light Shaped -- S 0.31 . . 4.34 . 1.31 21.1 . 20.9 . . 3.41 . 0.01 0.10
M Sheets Hot Rolled -- S 2.64 0.80 . 0.13 0.94 . . . . 5.84 . . . 0.17 .
M Strip-Hot Rolled -- S . . 4.12 1.20 . . . . 1.80 . . . . 0.04 0.91
M Structural Shapes Heavy -- S . . 0.58 . . . . 1.90 . . . . . 5.05 17.5

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Enforcement and Compliance
Table last modified on: July 16, 2019, with
Licensing data collected through July 16, 2019 and
Final Census data compiled through May 2019
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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