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 July 2017 - September 2017 (metric tons) Average monthly quantity October 2016 - June 2017 (metric tons) Percent change from Historic to Current average quantity
SPAIN Bars-Light Shaped -- C & A 10,588 1 1.47E6%
BRAZIL Ingots and Steel for Castings -- C & A 8,353 3 287306%
BRAZIL Bars-Reinforcing -- C & A 8,668 562 1443%
ITALY Bars-Reinforcing -- C & A 11,346 1,098 933%
WORLD Ingots and Steel for Castings -- C & A 10,830 1,722 529%
BRAZIL Oil Country Goods -- C & A 20,237 3,340 506%
UKRAINE Plates Cut Lengths -- C & A 7,613 1,846 312%
GERMANY Wire Rods -- C & A 17,107 4,563 275%
WORLD Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- S 51,456 14,850 246%
TAIWAN Oil Country Goods -- C & A 20,273 5,914 243%
GERMANY Sheets Hot Rolled -- C & A 11,978 3,682 225%
PORTUGAL Bars-Reinforcing -- C & A 13,135 5,305 148%
TURKEY Oil Country Goods -- C & A 10,074 4,143 143%
MEXICO Plates Cut Lengths -- C & A 10,483 4,375 140%
ITALY Structural Pipe & Tube -- C & A 5,864 2,509 134%
CHINA Tin Free Steel -- C & A 8,042 3,441 134%
TURKEY Sheets & Strip Galv Hot Dipped -- C & A 37,681 17,033 121%
RUSSIA Sheets Cold Rolled -- C & A 38,876 18,430 111%
TURKEY Bars-Hot rolled -- C & A 13,210 6,557 101%
WORLD Bars-Light Shaped -- C & A 23,173 13,426 73%
WORLD Line Pipe -- C & A 208,111 128,416 62%
WORLD All Stainless Products 132,832 87,716 51%
WORLD Oil Country Goods -- C & A 306,181 203,985 50%
WORLD Sheets & Strip-Electrical -- C & A 8,840 6,648 33%

SOURCE: US Department of Commerce, Enforcement and Compliance, SIMA
Table last modified October 18, 2017, with Licensing data collected through September 2017 and
Final Census data compiled through August 2017.
 
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 October 2015 and September 2016 have been eliminated
 
Steel mill categories are defined by 10-digit HTS codes



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

Country Product Average monthly quantity July 2017 - September 2017 (metric tons) Average monthly quantity October 2016 - June 2017 (metric tons) Percent change from Historic to Current average quantity
VIETNAM Sheets Cold Rolled -- C & A 6,894 23,994 -71%
TURKEY Bars-Reinforcing -- C & A 24,588 106,996 -77%

SOURCE: US Department of Commerce, Enforcement and Compliance, SIMA
Table last modified October 18, 2017, with Licensing data collected through September 2017 and
Final Census data compiled through August 2017.
 
A notable change is defined here by a significant decrease in the current three
month average quantity over the previous nine months average quantity;
the program examines the largest importers within each product group.
Steel mill categories are defined by 10-digit HTS codes