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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  JUN19 JUL19 AUG19 SEP19 OCT19 NOV19 DEC19 JAN20 FEB20 MAR20 APR20 MAY20 JUN20 JUL20 AUG20
All Steel Mill   Products
M All Steel Mill Products 51,998 39,022 46,860 27,078 24,971 18,037 23,327 24,076 22,567 17,497 24,988 31,830 35,882 57,742 14,767
Carbon and Alloy Products
M All Carbon and Alloy Products 46,422 35,740 43,806 25,062 22,364 16,409 21,204 21,681 20,656 16,441 23,292 29,063 33,232 54,403 13,977
M Wire Drawn -- C & A 11,104 12,967 11,700 10,485 6,738 4,556 6,814 6,944 4,918 4,190 7,348 9,432 9,166 10,648 3,466
M Tin Free Steel -- C & A 1,689 2,042 1,536 1,039 1,182 1,040 979.0 3,326 2,016 2,407 6,393 5,092 3,846 11,229 6,046
M Tin Plate -- C & A 15,043 6,221 8,714 2,072 1,183 342.3 1,616 25.0 6.36 680.2 10.1 1,604 4,629 16,373 1,814
M Mechanical Tubing -- C & A 2,429 3,128 1,969 1,383 1,691 975.8 953.5 1,990 1,146 377.3 1,375 2,372 1,866 1,263 402.4
M Steel Piling -- C & A 40.2 16.4 4,917 . . 723.3 1.81 888.9 . 7.53 48.1 1,958 3,604 682.2 229.0
M Bars-Hot rolled -- C & A 5,687 2,693 1,787 1,552 3,353 2,716 3,343 1,354 2,931 2,899 2,064 1,134 2,330 3,846 132.4
M Railroad Accessories -- C & A 720.1 583.5 460.3 2,069 784.5 1,172 1,879 601.1 687.8 383.5 776.1 1,080 1,230 5,018 194.0
M Tool Steel -- C & A 1,177 1,267 1,003 400.9 1,085 250.2 920.6 747.6 451.3 430.3 785.2 1,504 630.9 649.1 666.3
M Standard Pipe -- C & A 2,334 2,163 3,609 1,689 1,476 1,360 1,925 1,767 715.3 797.7 559.4 714.4 1,487 854.0 401.7
M Bars-Cold Finished -- C & A 1,683 489.7 1,763 1,630 531.7 357.6 353.0 1,178 1,138 670.8 809.3 574.6 898.2 591.7 157.5
M Structural Pipe & Tube -- C & A 419.7 462.3 408.7 418.2 161.7 309.0 234.4 136.3 476.0 24.2 499.6 1,094 439.6 1,501 243.8
M Sheets Hot Rolled -- C & A . 6.98 258.7 661.8 389.9 179.1 4.49 . 1,326 5.72 683.5 686.8 635.1 0.03 0.00
M Plates in Coils -- C & A 1,622 1,503 1,015 386.7 1,444 1,349 . 1.06 3,270 11.7 572.4 287.8 624.1 0.11 .
M Pressure Tubing -- C & A 352.8 75.5 48.7 184.5 203.5 318.8 140.0 585.2 157.6 129.8 426.4 531.7 258.6 132.4 44.7
M Rails Standard -- C & A 92.0 99.6 1,613 16.8 746.3 407.6 464.7 86.7 20.3 116.0 40.8 . 800.0 102.2 .
M Line Pipe -- C & A 229.3 231.0 1,196 270.3 121.5 110.0 77.6 674.3 513.2 548.0 43.5 269.4 235.4 345.4 0.31
M Sheets & Strip All Other Metallic Coat -- C & A 35.8 70.2 32.2 29.2 306.9 90.5 413.2 142.9 96.8 87.6 249.3 147.0 67.0 46.7 .
M Structural Shapes Heavy -- C & A 72.5 1,268 767.4 433.2 352.0 5.66 521.1 431.5 9.93 47.3 250.4 192.0 15.9 268.6 9.06
M Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- C & A 1,189 94.8 208.9 2.26 38.6 6.36 22.5 86.9 1.80 15.1 19.0 63.8 135.9 18.0 .
M Oil Country Goods -- C & A 68.7 35.2 133.1 1.58 3.83 8.10 31.1 10.5 495.8 2,339 140.8 28.4 29.7 27.0 9.88
M Rails All Other -- C & A 36.1 45.5 162.5 78.9 112.4 12.1 16.6 16.6 19.7 39.3 25.8 41.7 91.8 443.7 .
M Plates Cut Lengths -- C & A 46.5 1.29 48.6 9.84 20.1 . 155.9 25.0 30.0 . . 91.2 49.8 35.9 0.23
M Sheets & Strip Galv Hot Dipped -- C & A 58.6 94.7 70.1 51.1 164.2 47.0 41.3 . 15.1 . 25.1 25.8 30.3 40.0 0.08
M Sheets & Strip-Electrical -- C & A 117.9 34.8 85.8 94.4 174.9 . 106.8 290.4 . 168.0 73.8 3.86 . 155.2 .
M Sheets Cold Rolled -- C & A 0.50 . 7.36 2.89 9.03 7.21 71.2 22.2 . . 10.6 28.9 29.1 . 0.13
M Pipe & Tubing Nonclassified -- C & A 18.9 50.9 23.2 23.4 18.0 37.5 52.5 65.1 24.8 33.1 9.24 23.5 28.6 27.5 5.93
M Strip-Cold Rolled -- C & A 61.0 4.28 37.9 41.7 15.9 18.4 24.7 24.9 30.4 15.9 18.0 22.2 19.2 37.9 1.45
M Sheets & Strip Galv Electrolyt -- C & A 5.00 57.1 45.2 . 21.0 . 25.7 27.5 . . 12.0 23.3 19.2 46.6 0.03
M Bars-Light Shaped -- C & A 36.7 . 176.4 . 8.35 . 7.91 14.7 47.3 14.1 18.5 14.9 20.4 1.65 2.93
M Bars-Reinforcing -- C & A . 26.2 . 30.6 . . . . . . . 14.8 . 13.1 0.12
M Wire Rods -- C & A 9.58 . . . 17.4 . . . . . . . 10.1 2.00 .
M Ingots and Steel for Castings -- C & A . . 4.33 0.88 5.62 4.87 2.19 0.87 2.10 . 2.91 0.39 0.90 0.11 147.3
M Strip-Hot Rolled -- C & A . 2.39 . 0.27 . . . . 14.1 . . 2.62 . . .
M Pipe For Piling -- C & A 39.4 . . . . . 2.30 212.2 90.7 . . . . . .
Stainless        Products
M All Stainless Products 5,576 3,281 3,054 2,016 2,606 1,628 2,122 2,395 1,910 1,055 1,695 2,766 2,650 3,338 789.5
M Stainless Pipe & Tubing -- S 2,047 1,345 1,204 1,126 1,138 893.5 1,147 1,140 970.0 388.2 737.3 1,269 1,279 1,690 376.1
M Wire Rods -- S 1,467 502.9 409.8 73.8 453.7 56.8 337.8 334.5 85.0 255.9 385.9 830.6 625.9 658.6 68.5
M Wire Drawn -- S 547.4 668.2 517.8 266.5 382.1 277.6 265.4 338.4 338.5 107.0 166.7 226.6 379.7 618.6 178.0
M Sheets Cold Rolled -- S 108.6 163.4 330.7 144.3 180.0 94.7 104.9 154.4 159.6 141.6 163.4 119.9 127.5 154.2 79.6
M Line Pipe -- S 838.8 175.5 120.5 167.9 317.5 194.6 88.6 121.6 203.3 20.9 121.6 181.8 75.5 38.5 21.9
M Bars-Cold Finished -- S 184.4 72.6 118.6 38.6 27.3 55.8 48.0 98.6 23.6 36.3 42.8 39.7 45.1 26.7 18.0
M Strip-Cold Rolled -- S 26.8 14.4 62.7 50.8 7.74 29.2 28.5 45.4 16.0 20.0 12.7 48.7 43.1 22.8 11.6
M Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- S 39.7 20.0 10.2 8.96 18.6 11.1 22.7 31.1 12.5 14.8 25.9 30.0 15.8 14.2 0.08
M Oil Country Goods -- S 23.3 29.0 15.1 15.2 18.2 4.67 55.9 66.7 39.0 12.5 13.1 6.51 30.2 3.51 0.36
M Structural Shapes Heavy -- S 4.62 17.5 17.7 . . . . . . . 17.2 . . . .
M Plates in Coils -- S 20.2 59.2 . 69.9 15.9 . . 27.5 4.08 . . 5.81 8.79 . .
M Plates Cut Lengths -- S 137.0 109.5 13.9 2.31 20.9 2.08 15.3 4.07 21.0 7.79 4.20 2.65 5.37 25.2 16.4
M Bars-Hot rolled -- S 124.5 103.0 224.4 50.6 25.3 0.91 1.57 32.2 25.2 47.0 . 4.17 6.44 70.2 17.9
M Strip-Hot Rolled -- S . . 0.92 . . 0.72 4.57 . 5.17 . 0.67 . 6.29 11.6 .
M Structural Pipe & Tube -- S 4.18 0.55 1.71 . . 3.33 . . 1.86 1.36 2.80 0.18 . . .
M Ingots and Steel for Castings -- S 1.41 . . 0.46 . 2.65 . . 4.02 1.11 0.11 0.69 . 0.00 .
M Bars-Light Shaped -- S . 0.18 . . . . 0.64 0.34 0.26 . 0.26 0.11 0.40 0.12 0.11
M Sheets Hot Rolled -- S 0.13 . 5.12 . . . 1.23 . 1.27 0.71 0.61 . . 3.32 0.50

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Enforcement and Compliance
Table last modified on: August 11, 2020, with
Licensing data collected through August 11, 2020 and
Final Census data compiled through June 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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