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 September 2019 - November 2019 (metric tons) Average monthly quantity December 2018 - August 2019 (metric tons) Percent change from Historic to Current average quantity Was this level reached any month December 2017 - November 2018
TURKEY Bars-Reinforcing -- C & A 17,720 3,006 490% No
ALGERIA Bars-Reinforcing -- C & A 12,283 4,121 198% No
CANADA Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- C & A 35,845 12,817 180% No
WORLD Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- S 25,834 9,485 172% No
CANADA Sheets & Strip All Other Metallic Coat -- C & 5,744 2,298 150% No
WORLD Black Plate -- C & A 12,611 7,537 67% No
UNITED STATES All Stainless Products 18,071 . . No
UNITED STATES Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- S 18,007 . . No

SOURCE: US Department of Commerce, Enforcement and Compliance, SIMA
Table last modified on: January 7, 2020, with
Licensing data collected through November 2019 and
Final Census data compiled through November 2019.
 
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.
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 September 2019 - November 2019 (metric tons) Average monthly quantity December 2018 - August 2019 (metric tons) Percent change from Historic to Current average quantity Was this level reached any month December 2017 - November 2018
VIETNAM Sheets Cold Rolled -- C & A 6,785 17,899 ( 62%) No
KOREA Line Pipe -- C & A 12,825 34,482 ( 63%) No
RUSSIA All Carbon & Alloy Products 33,940 108,470 ( 69%) No
RUSSIA All Products 33,940 108,535 ( 69%) No

SOURCE: US Department of Commerce, Enforcement and Compliance, SIMA
Table last modified on: January 7, 2020, with
Licensing data collected through November 2019 and
Final Census data compiled through November 2019.
 
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.
Steel mill categories are defined by 10-digit HTS codes