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 May 2020 - July 2020 (metric tons) Average monthly quantity August 2019 - April 2020 (metric tons) Percent change from Historic to Current average quantity Was this level reached any month August 2018 - July 2019
THAILAND Standard Pipe -- C & A 6,827 1,427 378% No
CHINA Tin Plate -- C & A 7,564 1,628 365% No
WORLD Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- S 35,772 8,741 309% No
GERMANY Wire Rods -- C & A 11,176 3,390 230% No
CHINA Tin Free Steel -- C & A 6,825 2,213 208% No
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC Bars-Reinforcing -- C & A 6,201 2,284 171% No
JAPAN Sheets Hot Rolled -- C & A 10,777 3,978 171% No
TURKEY Bars-Reinforcing -- C & A 52,935 23,995 121% No
UNITED KINGDOM Sheets Cold Rolled -- C & A 6,077 2,849 113% No
WORLD Rails Standard -- C & A 10,159 6,216 63% No
WORLD Steel Piling -- C & A 6,315 3,871 63% No
WORLD Tin Plate -- C & A 70,704 47,454 49% No
WORLD Bars-Reinforcing -- C & A 106,189 74,331 43% No
WORLD Tin Free Steel -- C & A 28,299 20,737 36% No
WORLD All Stainless Products 79,625 58,355 36% No
WORLD Black Plate -- C & A 7,486 5,528 35% No
AUSTRALIA Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- C & A 15,111 . . No
UNITED STATES All Stainless Products 29,714 . . No
UNITED STATES Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- S 29,499 . . No

SOURCE: US Department of Commerce, Enforcement and Compliance, SIMA
Table last modified on: August 5, 2020, with
Licensing data collected through July 2020 and
Final Census data compiled through June 2020.
 
A notable change is defined here by a significant increase in the current three
month average quanitity 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



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 May 2020 - July 2020 (metric tons) Average monthly quantity August 2019 - April 2020 (metric tons) Percent change from Historic to Current average quantity Was this level reached any month August 2018 - July 2019
CANADA Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- C & A 7,185 25,874 ( 72%) No

SOURCE: US Department of Commerce, Enforcement and Compliance, SIMA
Table last modified on: August 5, 2020, with
Licensing data collected through July 2020 and
Final Census data compiled through June 2020.
 
A notable change is defined here by a significant increase in the current three
month average quanitity 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