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 January 2020 - March 2020 (metric tons) Average monthly quantity April 2019 - December 2019 (metric tons) Percent change from Historic to Current average quantity
TURKEY Bars-Reinforcing -- C & A 45,092 8,180 451%
WORLD Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- S 45,421 9,477 379%
ROMANIA Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- C & A 32,469 8,405 286%
BRAZIL Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- C & A 561,955 248,970 126%
BRAZIL All Carbon & Alloy Products 605,715 285,229 112%
BRAZIL All Products 606,853 286,239 112%
WORLD Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- C & A 783,315 468,780 67%
WORLD All Stainless Products 96,515 63,424 52%
UNITED STATES All Stainless Products 41,488 . .
UNITED STATES Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- S 41,375 . .

SOURCE: US Department of Commerce, Enforcement and Compliance, SIMA
Table last modified April 2, 2020, with Licensing data collected through March 2020 and
Final Census data compiled through February 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 April 2018 and March 2019 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 January 2020 - March 2020 (metric tons) Average monthly quantity April 2019 - December 2019 (metric tons) Percent change from Historic to Current average quantity
CANADA Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- C & A 11,017 28,060 -61%

SOURCE: US Department of Commerce, Enforcement and Compliance, SIMA
Table last modified April 2, 2020, with Licensing data collected through March 2020 and
Final Census data compiled through February 2020.
 
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