Notable Increases in SIMA's Steel Import Trends by Country and Product
 
Country names are links to corresponding SIMA graphs

Country Product Average monthly quantity March 2020 - May 2020 (metric tons) Average monthly quantity June 2019 - February 2020 (metric tons) Percent change from Historic to Current average quantity
JAPAN Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- C & A 12,283 761 1513%
THAILAND Standard Pipe -- C & A 7,778 1,007 673%
WORLD Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- S 37,998 8,516 346%
TURKEY Bars-Reinforcing -- C & A 48,260 16,774 188%
BRAZIL Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- C & A 511,737 249,694 105%
AUSTRALIA Sheets Cold Rolled -- C & A 24,783 12,122 104%
WORLD Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- C & A 751,507 485,813 55%
WORLD All Stainless Products 85,719 59,550 44%
WORLD Sheets & Strip Galv Electrolyt -- C & A 7,266 5,157 41%
AUSTRALIA Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- C & A 15,111 . .
UNITED STATES All Stainless Products 31,595 . .
UNITED STATES Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- S 31,359 . .

SOURCE: US Department of Commerce, Enforcement and Compliance, SIMA
Table last modified June 5, 2020, with Licensing data collected through May 2020 and
Final Census data compiled through April 2020.
 
A notable change is defined here by a significant increase in the current three
month average quantity over the previous nine months average quantity;
the program examines the largest importers within each product group.
Any increases for which import levels had been reached between June 2018 and May 2019 have been eliminated
 
Steel mill categories are defined by 10-digit HTS codes



There are no notable decreases to report this month

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