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
  MAY18 JUN18 JUL18 AUG18 SEP18 OCT18 NOV18 DEC18 JAN19 FEB19 MAR19 APR19 MAY19 JUN19 JUL19
All Steel Mill   Products
M All Steel Mill Products $1,260 $1,412 $1,371 $1,393 $1,479 $1,426 $1,384 $1,608 $1,439 $1,598 $1,379 $1,308 $1,592 $1,495 $1,435
Carbon and Alloy Products
M All Carbon and Alloy Products $1,057 $1,146 $1,146 $1,139 $1,171 $1,154 $1,161 $1,280 $1,174 $1,203 $1,153 $1,126 $1,196 $1,145 $1,198
M Wire Drawn -- C & A $1,101 $1,067 $1,045 $1,029 $1,040 $987 $1,062 $1,028 $1,033 $998 $958 $961 $932 $988 $997
M Tin Plate -- C & A $853 $892 $909 $913 $860 $901 $941 $904 $936 $889 $948 $933 $872 $912 $851
M Bars-Hot rolled -- C & A $958 $980 $1,107 $1,059 $1,058 $918 $955 $1,164 $1,110 $1,251 $1,240 $1,175 $1,274 $1,212 $1,316
M Tin Free Steel -- C & A $811 $921 $1,087 $1,287 $1,368 $1,216 $1,433 $1,421 $1,419 $1,568 $1,065 $1,029 $1,012 $1,490 $935
M Mechanical Tubing -- C & A $1,603 $1,515 $1,510 $1,647 $1,504 $1,375 $1,390 $1,618 $1,456 $1,560 $1,475 $1,328 $1,425 $1,327 $1,479
M Bars-Cold Finished -- C & A $1,178 $1,346 $1,136 $1,179 $1,192 $1,113 $1,365 $1,198 $1,096 $1,215 $1,157 $1,194 $1,257 $1,271 $1,215
M Steel Piling -- C & A $752 . $722 $714 $715 $681 . . $707 $651 . $713 . $1,113 $1,273
M Standard Pipe -- C & A $1,252 $1,386 $1,287 $1,167 $1,418 $1,456 $1,557 $1,252 $2,163 $1,382 $1,287 $1,390 $1,271 $1,462 $1,409
M Line Pipe -- C & A $1,382 $1,290 $1,422 $1,459 $856 $1,163 $1,448 $1,176 $1,289 $1,203 $1,276 $1,255 $1,361 $1,155 $1,283
M Plates in Coils -- C & A $779 $781 $771 $764 $750 $721 $750 $759 $754 $4,257 $756 $785 $4,257 $807 $812
M Tool Steel -- C & A $2,932 $3,151 $2,625 $2,676 $3,757 $3,629 $3,757 $3,422 $3,936 $3,783 $4,754 $4,888 $4,615 $4,077 $4,361
M Sheets & Strip All Other Metallic Coat -- C & A $1,208 $3,298 $2,503 $2,003 $2,545 $1,498 $1,068 $959 $1,781 $2,074 $2,119 $1,646 $848 $1,988 $2,157
M Structural Pipe & Tube -- C & A $1,480 $1,198 $1,033 $1,310 $1,555 $2,719 $3,018 $1,975 $1,568 $1,236 $1,171 $1,327 $1,291 $1,532 $2,246
M Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- C & A $1,033 $1,059 $1,028 $1,353 $1,203 $1,104 $1,385 $1,338 $1,368 $1,851 $1,245 $1,134 $1,139 $785 $3,198
M Rails Standard -- C & A $941 $960 $664 $709 $918 $753 $862 $722 $694 $655 $682 $657 $774 $882 $1,107
M Railroad Accessories -- C & A $1,272 $1,008 $997 $911 $999 $1,044 $1,259 $1,373 $1,112 $1,067 $1,092 $1,129 $1,018 $1,164 $976
M Pressure Tubing -- C & A $2,262 $2,257 $2,234 $3,003 $1,807 $2,690 $3,244 $2,207 $1,460 $1,872 $2,069 $1,868 $1,907 $4,208 $3,520
M Oil Country Goods -- C & A $1,269 $1,874 $2,393 $2,765 $1,482 $4,998 $2,842 $2,295 $1,733 $2,565 $2,412 $2,498 $2,610 $2,917 $12,991
M Structural Shapes Heavy -- C & A $652 $1,170 $1,737 $771 $975 $2,041 $1,151 $1,012 $1,720 $2,807 $2,300 $1,011 $1,090 $1,313 $1,481
M Rails All Other -- C & A $823 . $934 . $828 $663 $724 $588 $743 . $657 $680 $861 . $819
M Pipe For Piling -- C & A $705 $808 $766 $747 $701 . . $1,089 . . $706 $894 $711 $9,019 .
M Sheets & Strip Galv Hot Dipped -- C & A $1,443 $1,237 $1,858 $1,013 $601 $857 . $1,237 $634 $818 $843 $467 $550 $510 $2,603
M Bars-Light Shaped -- C & A . $676 $5,355 $2,890 $3,351 $2,961 $1,499 $1,444 $969 $2,241 $1,108 $1,193 $766 $1,844 $1,202
M Pipe & Tubing Nonclassified -- C & A $3,684 $3,679 $3,404 $2,755 $3,823 $2,457 $2,761 $2,561 $2,771 $6,097 $5,148 $4,330 $1,549 $4,914 $4,605
M Sheets & Strip-Electrical -- C & A $1,813 $2,705 $2,421 $2,356 $2,578 $2,163 $1,694 $2,075 $2,139 $2,026 $2,369 $2,090 $2,153 $2,197 $1,606
M Plates Cut Lengths -- C & A $846 $379 $1,859 $894 $892 $1,495 $895 $2,020 $1,158 $428 $1,132 $847 $8,350 $1,246 $1,111
M Sheets & Strip Galv Electrolyt -- C & A $1,270 $1,476 $4,874 . $1,144 . $799 $2,439 $820 . $850 . $908 $940 $23,333
M Bars-Reinforcing -- C & A . $758 $789 . . . . $1,328 $753 $1,130 $1,130 . $656 $482 .
M Sheets Cold Rolled -- C & A $710 $472 . $715 $472 $11,447 . $622 $1,366 . . $861 . $4,900 .
M Strip-Hot Rolled -- C & A . . $1,000 . $16,538 . $869 $1,842 $1,415 $1,843 $1,842 $2,577 . $1,534 .
M Sheets Hot Rolled -- C & A . . $674 . $515 . $953 $500 . $437 $364 . $2,225 $717 .
M Strip-Cold Rolled -- C & A $1,499 $2,024 $2,403 $1,094 $1,447 $1,840 $2,628 $1,794 $1,080 $2,859 . $1,654 $4,318 $1,139 $987
M Ingots and Steel for Castings -- C & A $3,628 $1,232 $1,363 $5,469 . $3,853 . $3,639 . . $8,156 . . $6,289 .
M Wire Rods -- C & A $1,479 . . . . . . $1,307 $2,672 $490 . . . $48,912 .
Stainless        Products
M All Stainless Products $4,356 $4,329 $4,873 $4,708 $4,603 $4,971 $5,220 $5,059 $5,174 $4,670 $4,761 $4,027 $4,334 $4,152 $4,393
M Stainless Pipe & Tubing -- S $6,092 $6,038 $6,651 $5,992 $6,100 $6,838 $6,553 $6,469 $5,956 $5,478 $6,843 $5,926 $6,559 $6,465 $5,715
M Wire Rods -- S $3,493 $4,019 $2,931 $2,746 $2,666 $2,418 $4,010 $3,014 $7,385 $5,799 $2,626 $2,414 $2,208 $1,990 $1,870
M Wire Drawn -- S $3,435 $3,322 $3,789 $3,762 $3,831 $3,788 $4,175 $3,738 $3,963 $3,701 $3,641 $3,369 $3,527 $3,120 $3,707
M Line Pipe -- S $3,051 $3,012 $4,018 $4,228 $4,505 $5,128 $4,685 $5,256 $5,115 $4,933 $6,758 $4,962 $4,016 $4,038 $4,677
M Sheets Cold Rolled -- S $2,508 $4,225 $4,831 $4,137 $2,942 $2,923 $2,956 $2,737 $3,542 $2,080 $3,695 $2,509 $2,001 $2,830 $4,228
M Bars-Hot rolled -- S $2,723 $5,310 $1,740 $2,852 $3,758 $3,641 $3,046 $2,749 $2,990 $3,227 $2,724 $3,060 $3,779 $2,250 $5,963
M Structural Pipe & Tube -- S $4,327 $4,510 $4,683 . $3,300 $3,380 $3,209 $3,300 $3,135 $4,204 $3,425 $3,313 $3,432 $4,752 $4,752
M Strip-Cold Rolled -- S $3,746 $3,966 $3,793 $4,201 $3,103 $5,936 $3,691 $7,819 $4,145 $4,096 $3,596 $6,468 $4,749 $8,602 $5,127
M Bars-Cold Finished -- S $3,237 $3,814 $3,356 $4,827 $3,955 $4,247 $4,284 $5,156 $3,808 $4,782 $4,419 $4,685 $5,970 $6,316 $26,696
M Oil Country Goods -- S $6,078 $6,343 $5,144 $4,825 $6,941 $8,982 $4,732 $6,664 $7,453 $11,501 $6,012 $6,723 $4,470 $1,310 $240,000
M Plates Cut Lengths -- S $5,653 $2,505 $2,496 $7,882 . $2,533 $6,371 $2,715 $4,095 $3,064 $2,680 $3,880 $4,131 $2,894 $3,216
M Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- S $5,873 $6,717 $4,118 $7,952 $7,656 $5,923 $5,583 $6,957 $5,629 $3,672 $5,888 $7,433 $6,181 $5,132 $6,115
M Plates in Coils -- S $1,840 $1,664 . $1,995 $2,233 $4,627 $970 $2,947 $1,664 $1,708 $2,768 $1,725 . $2,064 .
M Ingots and Steel for Castings -- S . . $4,548 $11,355 . $4,143 . . $4,144 . $4,143 $4,144 $10,660 $10,571 .
M Bars-Light Shaped -- S $7,091 . . $4,350 . $16,548 $3,015 . $2,634 . . $3,137 . $25,558 $30,655
M Sheets Hot Rolled -- S $5,922 $3,813 . $15,963 $20,763 . . . . $4,041 . . . $21,421 .
M Strip-Hot Rolled -- S . . $1,890 $10,936 . . . . $7,037 . . . . $6,907 $1,306
M Structural Shapes Heavy -- S . . $7,706 . . . . $14,881 . . . . . $4,481 $3,604

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Enforcement and Compliance
Table last modified on: July 16, 2019, with
Licensing data collected through July 16, 2019 and
Final Census data compiled through May 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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