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 August 2018 - October 2018 (metric tons) Average monthly quantity November 2017 - July 2018 (metric tons) Percent change from Historic to Current average quantity
CZECH REPUBLIC Stainless Pipe & Tubing -- S 11,006 40 27122%
TURKEY Line Pipe -- C & A 16,484 332 4865%
ROMANIA Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- C & A 20,551 2,804 633%
KOREA Plates in Coils -- C & A 20,431 5,688 259%
EGYPT Sheets Hot Rolled -- C & A 6,061 2,140 183%
TURKEY Plates in Coils -- C & A 9,772 3,525 177%
KOREA Sheets Hot Rolled -- C & A 51,058 20,094 154%
KOREA Plates Cut Lengths -- C & A 28,173 11,154 153%
CANADA Line Pipe -- C & A 33,510 15,634 114%
WORLD Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- S 37,391 17,769 110%
TURKEY Sheets Hot Rolled -- C & A 15,170 7,383 105%
WORLD Stainless Pipe & Tubing -- S 20,781 12,477 67%
WORLD Black Plate -- C & A 5,111 3,404 50%
WORLD Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- C & A 785,916 567,502 38%

SOURCE: US Department of Commerce, Enforcement and Compliance, SIMA
Table last modified November 2, 2018, with Licensing data collected through October 2018 and
Final Census data compiled through September 2018.
 
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 November 2016 and October 2017 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 August 2018 - October 2018 (metric tons) Average monthly quantity November 2017 - July 2018 (metric tons) Percent change from Historic to Current average quantity
KOREA Line Pipe -- C & A 9,566 54,997 -83%

SOURCE: US Department of Commerce, Enforcement and Compliance, SIMA
Table last modified November 2, 2018, with Licensing data collected through October 2018 and
Final Census data compiled through September 2018.
 
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