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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  AUG18 SEP18 OCT18 NOV18 DEC18 JAN19 FEB19 MAR19 APR19 MAY19 JUN19 JUL19 AUG19 SEP19 OCT19
All Steel Mill   Products
M All Steel Mill Products 48,428 37,165 54,809 59,533 43,255 70,381 38,003 56,589 58,279 43,002 51,998 39,022 46,860 28,711 16,985
Carbon and Alloy Products
M All Carbon and Alloy Products 44,982 33,828 50,907 56,267 39,493 65,722 33,674 53,048 54,620 37,573 46,422 35,740 43,806 26,524 15,651
M Wire Drawn -- C & A 14,030 12,536 16,216 10,395 12,200 13,430 10,062 10,188 12,151 12,410 11,104 12,967 11,700 11,186 4,827
M Tin Plate -- C & A 7,964 608.5 1,783 7,734 4,284 12,120 3,041 15,721 2,717 3,282 15,043 6,221 8,714 2,258 2,716
M Bars-Hot rolled -- C & A 3,680 2,552 9,137 23,022 5,489 12,495 6,447 7,105 7,972 4,699 5,687 2,693 1,787 1,868 1,511
M Standard Pipe -- C & A 2,814 1,768 3,150 1,769 1,849 2,686 1,223 1,017 2,203 2,315 2,334 2,163 3,609 1,362 1,084
M Mechanical Tubing -- C & A 3,663 2,530 2,295 4,027 2,434 3,616 1,762 2,979 2,536 3,106 2,429 3,128 1,969 1,486 1,106
M Tin Free Steel -- C & A 2,094 1,760 2,886 973.9 1,366 1,681 1,049 5,314 6,740 3,403 1,689 2,042 1,536 1,000 1,058
M Steel Piling -- C & A 2,340 989.8 4,956 . . 6,928 4,087 . 6,002 . 40.2 16.4 4,917 0.00 0.70
M Plates in Coils -- C & A 870.6 3,487 21.5 1,867 770.0 1,440 1.06 1,040 2,996 2.12 1,622 1,503 1,015 471.9 1.17
M Bars-Cold Finished -- C & A 993.1 444.7 2,646 765.2 2,101 2,409 955.7 4,197 1,998 471.3 1,683 489.7 1,763 1,666 311.6
M Tool Steel -- C & A 1,555 1,005 1,526 1,880 1,937 1,457 1,209 873.9 1,054 1,083 1,177 1,267 1,003 373.8 1,024
M Structural Shapes Heavy -- C & A 790.2 689.2 33.3 67.4 1,089 69.7 7.38 35.2 729.6 234.2 72.5 1,268 767.4 455.9 332.8
M Rails Standard -- C & A 738.1 721.7 182.6 3.81 1,017 895.5 561.9 153.6 1,091 360.5 92.0 99.6 1,613 237.9 299.5
M Railroad Accessories -- C & A 960.8 916.8 697.0 264.3 989.3 599.5 563.9 471.3 644.9 454.6 720.1 583.5 460.3 2,151 549.1
M Line Pipe -- C & A 833.8 1,060 2,944 740.3 605.8 1,180 474.9 1,336 2,224 1,214 229.3 231.0 1,196 340.5 13.1
M Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- C & A 90.5 764.4 883.9 101.2 357.2 318.3 157.8 183.3 1,019 481.5 1,189 94.8 208.9 200.6 18.9
M Structural Pipe & Tube -- C & A 490.5 578.0 150.5 186.6 507.0 1,249 777.6 412.7 551.3 738.8 419.7 462.3 408.7 400.6 78.8
M Pressure Tubing -- C & A 301.0 399.2 332.2 87.0 152.0 44.6 29.6 369.0 727.1 354.7 352.8 75.5 48.7 130.8 229.0
M Sheets Hot Rolled -- C & A . 22.8 . 7.65 25.0 . 36.4 5.63 . 7.51 . 6.98 258.7 563.1 0.76
M Rails All Other -- C & A . 441.6 79.7 34.7 158.5 69.5 . 439.7 220.9 36.4 36.1 45.5 162.5 0.65 .
M Sheets & Strip-Electrical -- C & A 24.0 15.5 76.1 228.3 204.0 192.3 109.2 37.5 56.1 57.2 117.9 34.8 85.8 144.8 80.4
M Oil Country Goods -- C & A 63.5 26.9 385.1 231.0 1,013 2,065 503.7 556.1 512.0 340.5 68.7 35.2 133.1 4.86 .
M Sheets & Strip Galv Hot Dipped -- C & A 94.0 97.4 134.5 . 161.0 155.0 143.2 29.9 122.2 84.0 58.6 94.7 70.1 38.8 51.7
M Bars-Light Shaped -- C & A 14.8 8.62 0.76 57.4 64.6 23.1 33.8 110.3 39.8 67.3 36.7 . 176.4 0.64 8.35
M Sheets & Strip All Other Metallic Coat -- C & A 60.7 162.2 130.8 1,639 493.2 57.5 60.4 65.9 44.4 2,084 35.8 70.2 32.2 36.1 266.2
M Sheets & Strip Galv Electrolyt -- C & A . 4.70 . 13.4 6.21 32.8 . 3.82 . 69.8 5.00 57.1 45.2 49.1 23.5
M Strip-Cold Rolled -- C & A 28.6 15.6 18.4 19.9 17.9 32.7 19.6 . 2.09 6.08 61.0 4.28 37.9 19.5 16.0
M Plates Cut Lengths -- C & A 58.1 23.6 96.4 29.2 22.7 21.9 275.9 58.8 10.4 9.04 46.5 1.29 48.6 9.84 .
M Pipe & Tubing Nonclassified -- C & A 58.9 46.3 138.3 109.4 88.4 51.1 45.4 62.8 54.3 70.3 18.9 50.9 23.2 18.3 21.5
M Pipe For Piling -- C & A 351.4 142.5 . . 6.32 . . 235.8 152.9 95.4 39.4 . . . .
M Bars-Reinforcing -- C & A . . . . 37.8 317.6 25.5 25.5 . 31.3 . 26.2 . 30.6 0.04
M Wire Rods -- C & A . . . . 5.01 5.55 6.15 . . . 9.58 . . . 17.3
M Sheets Cold Rolled -- C & A 7.04 5.57 0.67 . 14.5 34.0 . . 34.2 . 0.50 . 7.36 6.62 .
M Ingots and Steel for Castings -- C & A 8.26 . 1.63 . 20.1 . . 3.14 . . . . 4.33 1.57 .
M Strip-Hot Rolled -- C & A . 0.17 . 6.48 1.25 39.8 1.41 11.5 7.35 . . 2.39 . 6.32 .
Stainless        Products
M All Stainless Products 3,446 3,336 3,901 3,266 3,761 4,659 4,329 3,541 3,659 5,428 5,576 3,281 3,054 2,187 1,334
M Stainless Pipe & Tubing -- S 1,482 1,313 1,582 1,508 1,725 1,812 2,114 1,358 1,185 1,981 2,047 1,345 1,204 1,064 736.7
M Wire Rods -- S 382.4 367.4 673.1 211.2 656.3 491.9 239.8 684.9 803.0 1,470 1,467 502.9 409.8 73.0 199.3
M Wire Drawn -- S 720.3 600.0 652.8 471.2 643.4 904.5 725.7 700.7 853.5 693.4 547.4 668.2 517.8 265.5 229.5
M Line Pipe -- S 403.3 388.0 392.6 424.9 368.0 644.1 395.3 126.3 88.0 441.2 838.8 175.5 120.5 208.5 88.8
M Sheets Cold Rolled -- S 110.2 202.2 185.8 232.9 123.2 218.8 276.9 117.2 247.0 259.0 108.6 163.4 330.7 192.6 26.9
M Bars-Hot rolled -- S 15.0 134.3 62.9 29.5 52.6 32.5 108.2 192.0 139.4 52.7 124.5 103.0 224.4 55.2 6.43
M Bars-Cold Finished -- S 62.3 87.7 124.7 86.3 39.8 112.7 77.8 84.5 53.4 54.6 184.4 72.6 118.6 14.0 4.96
M Plates Cut Lengths -- S 11.9 . 1.77 3.58 49.9 25.1 51.1 17.0 35.3 42.9 137.0 109.5 13.9 16.1 0.34
M Strip-Cold Rolled -- S 123.0 162.0 73.4 122.0 49.2 127.5 93.2 178.0 41.6 58.0 26.8 14.4 62.7 48.8 1.95
M Plates in Coils -- S 89.3 31.1 1.51 3.46 1.90 120.8 109.6 11.7 36.8 . 20.2 59.2 . 70.1 15.9
M Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- S 15.5 14.6 22.8 41.5 24.8 26.1 53.1 24.4 13.0 50.1 39.7 20.0 10.2 10.8 5.35
M Oil Country Goods -- S 22.3 15.1 21.3 56.6 16.3 15.9 5.14 3.30 16.8 135.9 23.3 29.0 15.1 152.5 18.0
M Structural Shapes Heavy -- S . . . . 1.90 . . . . . 4.62 17.5 17.7 . .
M Structural Pipe & Tube -- S . 18.9 98.4 53.4 8.87 98.9 72.1 38.6 139.8 187.0 4.18 0.55 1.71 2.73 .
M Sheets Hot Rolled -- S 0.13 0.94 . . . . 5.84 . . . 0.13 . 5.12 . .
M Ingots and Steel for Castings -- S 1.71 . 6.03 . . 3.99 . 3.73 2.41 0.47 1.41 . . 0.55 .
M Strip-Hot Rolled -- S 1.20 . . . . 1.80 . . . . . . 0.92 12.3 .
M Bars-Light Shaped -- S 4.34 . 1.31 21.1 . 20.9 . . 3.41 . . 0.18 . 0.03 0.16

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Enforcement and Compliance
Table last modified on: October 15, 2019, with
Licensing data collected through October 15, 2019 and
Final Census data compiled through August 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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