U.S. Imports of Steel Mill Products
FROM CHINA

Average Unit Value in U.S.$ per Metric Ton
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'C & A' = Carbon and Alloy products, 'S' = Stainless products
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Graph Product Census Data License Data
  JUL18 AUG18 SEP18 OCT18 NOV18 DEC18 JAN19 FEB19 MAR19 APR19 MAY19 JUN19 JUL19 AUG19 SEP19
All Steel Mill   Products
M All Steel Mill Products $1,371 $1,393 $1,479 $1,426 $1,384 $1,608 $1,439 $1,598 $1,379 $1,308 $1,592 $1,452 $1,495 $1,345 $1,444
Carbon and Alloy Products
M All Carbon and Alloy Products $1,146 $1,139 $1,171 $1,154 $1,161 $1,280 $1,174 $1,203 $1,153 $1,126 $1,196 $1,109 $1,199 $1,156 $1,199
M Wire Drawn -- C & A $1,045 $1,029 $1,040 $987 $1,062 $1,028 $1,033 $998 $958 $961 $932 $942 $960 $1,053 $992
M Tin Plate -- C & A $909 $913 $860 $901 $941 $904 $936 $889 $948 $933 $872 $912 $848 $908 $837
M Bars-Hot rolled -- C & A $1,107 $1,059 $1,058 $918 $955 $1,164 $1,110 $1,251 $1,240 $1,175 $1,274 $1,079 $1,413 $1,453 $1,385
M Mechanical Tubing -- C & A $1,510 $1,647 $1,504 $1,375 $1,390 $1,618 $1,456 $1,560 $1,475 $1,328 $1,425 $1,360 $1,510 $1,403 $1,538
M Tin Free Steel -- C & A $1,087 $1,287 $1,368 $1,216 $1,433 $1,421 $1,419 $1,568 $1,065 $1,029 $1,012 $1,441 $983 $1,011 $1,032
M Standard Pipe -- C & A $1,287 $1,167 $1,418 $1,456 $1,557 $1,252 $2,163 $1,382 $1,287 $1,390 $1,271 $1,376 $1,425 $1,622 $1,535
M Tool Steel -- C & A $2,625 $2,676 $3,757 $3,629 $3,757 $3,422 $3,936 $3,783 $4,754 $4,888 $4,615 $3,158 $4,464 $4,913 $8,836
M Plates in Coils -- C & A $771 $764 $750 $721 $750 $759 $754 $4,257 $756 $785 $4,257 $808 $748 $799 $807
M Bars-Cold Finished -- C & A $1,136 $1,179 $1,192 $1,113 $1,365 $1,198 $1,096 $1,215 $1,157 $1,194 $1,257 $1,281 $1,305 $1,246 $1,150
M Sheets & Strip All Other Metallic Coat -- C & A $2,503 $2,003 $2,545 $1,498 $1,068 $959 $1,781 $2,074 $2,119 $1,646 $848 $2,016 $2,198 $2,376 $1,667
M Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- C & A $1,028 $1,353 $1,203 $1,104 $1,385 $1,338 $1,368 $1,851 $1,245 $1,134 $1,139 $728 $2,027 $1,495 $972
M Railroad Accessories -- C & A $997 $911 $999 $1,044 $1,259 $1,373 $1,112 $1,067 $1,092 $1,129 $1,018 $1,050 $1,156 $949 $851
M Line Pipe -- C & A $1,422 $1,459 $856 $1,163 $1,448 $1,176 $1,289 $1,203 $1,276 $1,255 $1,361 $1,132 $1,515 $1,190 $1,144
M Structural Pipe & Tube -- C & A $1,033 $1,310 $1,555 $2,719 $3,018 $1,975 $1,568 $1,236 $1,171 $1,327 $1,291 $1,634 $1,433 $1,311 $1,194
M Structural Shapes Heavy -- C & A $1,737 $771 $975 $2,041 $1,151 $1,012 $1,720 $2,807 $2,300 $1,011 $1,090 $1,094 $875 $872 $888
M Pressure Tubing -- C & A $2,234 $3,003 $1,807 $2,690 $3,244 $2,207 $1,460 $1,872 $2,069 $1,868 $1,907 $3,710 $3,520 $3,144 $3,635
M Rails Standard -- C & A $664 $709 $918 $753 $862 $722 $694 $655 $682 $657 $774 $882 $978 $724 .
M Oil Country Goods -- C & A $2,393 $2,765 $1,482 $4,998 $2,842 $2,295 $1,733 $2,565 $2,412 $2,498 $2,610 $2,549 $1,718 $2,391 $3,463
M Sheets & Strip Galv Hot Dipped -- C & A $1,858 $1,013 $601 $857 . $1,237 $634 $818 $843 $467 $550 $559 $625 $2,424 $1,237
M Sheets & Strip-Electrical -- C & A $2,421 $2,356 $2,578 $2,163 $1,694 $2,075 $2,139 $2,026 $2,369 $2,090 $2,153 $2,101 $1,532 $2,253 $2,315
M Pipe & Tubing Nonclassified -- C & A $3,404 $2,755 $3,823 $2,457 $2,761 $2,561 $2,771 $6,097 $5,148 $4,330 $1,549 $4,871 $4,338 $5,293 $5,970
M Pipe For Piling -- C & A $766 $747 $701 . . $1,089 . . $706 $894 $711 $1,087 . . .
M Sheets & Strip Galv Electrolyt -- C & A $4,874 . $1,144 . $799 $2,439 $820 . $850 . $908 $1,130 $944 $972 .
M Rails All Other -- C & A $934 . $828 $663 $724 $588 $743 . $657 $680 $861 $868 $678 $3,589 $9,978
M Bars-Light Shaped -- C & A $5,355 $2,890 $3,351 $2,961 $1,499 $1,444 $969 $2,241 $1,108 $1,193 $766 $2,365 . $1,103 $1,939
M Strip-Cold Rolled -- C & A $2,403 $1,094 $1,447 $1,840 $2,628 $1,794 $1,080 $2,859 . $1,654 $4,318 $1,810 $7,999 $4,766 $2,817
M Bars-Reinforcing -- C & A $789 . . . . $1,328 $753 $1,130 $1,130 . $656 . $1,134 $197 $1,082
M Plates Cut Lengths -- C & A $1,859 $894 $892 $1,495 $895 $2,020 $1,158 $428 $1,132 $847 $8,350 $980 $5,653 $1,157 $910
M Steel Piling -- C & A $722 $714 $715 $681 . . $707 $651 . $713 . $1,113 $1,267 $678 .
M Sheets Hot Rolled -- C & A $674 . $515 . $953 $500 . $437 $364 . $2,225 . $728 $624 $6,605
M Wire Rods -- C & A . . . . . $1,307 $2,672 $490 . . . $1,764 . $41,156 .
M Strip-Hot Rolled -- C & A $1,000 . $16,538 . $869 $1,842 $1,415 $1,843 $1,842 $2,577 . . $911 $921 $569
M Sheets Cold Rolled -- C & A . $715 $472 $11,447 . $622 $1,366 . . $861 . $4,900 . $1,124 .
M Ingots and Steel for Castings -- C & A $1,363 $5,469 . $3,853 . $3,639 . . $8,156 . . . . $4,787 $7,567
Stainless        Products
M All Stainless Products $4,873 $4,708 $4,603 $4,971 $5,220 $5,059 $5,174 $4,670 $4,761 $4,027 $4,334 $4,306 $4,719 $3,992 $4,837
M Stainless Pipe & Tubing -- S $6,651 $5,992 $6,100 $6,838 $6,553 $6,469 $5,956 $5,478 $6,843 $5,926 $6,559 $6,354 $6,198 $5,886 $6,468
M Wire Rods -- S $2,931 $2,746 $2,666 $2,418 $4,010 $3,014 $7,385 $5,799 $2,626 $2,414 $2,208 $2,065 $2,042 $1,988 $2,454
M Wire Drawn -- S $3,789 $3,762 $3,831 $3,788 $4,175 $3,738 $3,963 $3,701 $3,641 $3,369 $3,527 $3,026 $4,031 $2,351 $3,369
M Line Pipe -- S $4,018 $4,228 $4,505 $5,128 $4,685 $5,256 $5,115 $4,933 $6,758 $4,962 $4,016 $4,330 $4,988 $4,210 $4,389
M Sheets Cold Rolled -- S $4,831 $4,137 $2,942 $2,923 $2,956 $2,737 $3,542 $2,080 $3,695 $2,509 $2,001 $2,660 $3,686 $3,254 $2,197
M Bars-Cold Finished -- S $3,356 $4,827 $3,955 $4,247 $4,284 $5,156 $3,808 $4,782 $4,419 $4,685 $5,970 $5,914 $8,070 $4,538 $4,133
M Plates Cut Lengths -- S $2,496 $7,882 . $2,533 $6,371 $2,715 $4,095 $3,064 $2,680 $3,880 $4,131 $2,646 $3,330 $2,603 $3,149
M Bars-Hot rolled -- S $1,740 $2,852 $3,758 $3,641 $3,046 $2,749 $2,990 $3,227 $2,724 $3,060 $3,779 $2,516 $3,522 $2,242 $995
M Structural Pipe & Tube -- S $4,683 . $3,300 $3,380 $3,209 $3,300 $3,135 $4,204 $3,425 $3,313 $3,432 $5,681 $10,800 $3,300 .
M Oil Country Goods -- S $5,144 $4,825 $6,941 $8,982 $4,732 $6,664 $7,453 $11,501 $6,012 $6,723 $4,470 $5,468 $6,202 $984 $6,895
M Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- S $4,118 $7,952 $7,656 $5,923 $5,583 $6,957 $5,629 $3,672 $5,888 $7,433 $6,181 $5,013 $6,008 $9,653 $8,296
M Strip-Cold Rolled -- S $3,793 $4,201 $3,103 $5,936 $3,691 $7,819 $4,145 $4,096 $3,596 $6,468 $4,749 $7,374 $6,189 $4,835 $3,946
M Plates in Coils -- S . $1,995 $2,233 $4,627 $970 $2,947 $1,664 $1,708 $2,768 $1,725 . $1,982 $2,850 . $1,805
M Structural Shapes Heavy -- S $7,706 . . . . $14,881 . . . . . $4,604 $3,608 . .
M Ingots and Steel for Castings -- S $4,548 $11,355 . $4,143 . . $4,144 . $4,143 $4,144 $10,660 $10,571 . $9,122 $1,808
M Bars-Light Shaped -- S . $4,350 . $16,548 $3,015 . $2,634 . . $3,137 . . $37,571 $14,964 $32,600
M Sheets Hot Rolled -- S . $15,963 $20,763 . . . . $4,041 . . . $17,288 . $31,667 .
M Strip-Hot Rolled -- S $1,890 $10,936 . . . . $7,037 . . . . . . $11,963 $2,748

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Enforcement and Compliance
Table last modified on: September 17, 2019, with
Licensing data collected through September 17, 2019 and
Final Census data compiled through July 2019
Data listed in order of descending volume imported during last THREE months of census data,including preliminary data
Steel mill categories are defined by 10-digit HTS codes
Data extracted from the import licenses are not official Census data
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