U.S. Imports of Steel Mill Products
FROM CHINA

Quantity in Metric Tons
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'C & A' = Carbon and Alloy products, 'S' = Stainless products
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  JUL18 AUG18 SEP18 OCT18 NOV18 DEC18 JAN19 FEB19 MAR19 APR19 MAY19 JUN19 JUL19 AUG19 SEP19
All Steel Mill   Products
M All Steel Mill Products 45,710 48,428 37,165 54,809 59,533 43,255 70,381 38,003 56,589 58,279 43,002 51,998 39,022 45,653 20,930
Carbon and Alloy Products
M All Carbon and Alloy Products 42,956 44,982 33,828 50,907 56,267 39,493 65,722 33,674 53,048 54,620 37,573 46,422 35,740 42,605 19,522
M Wire Drawn -- C & A 11,166 14,030 12,536 16,216 10,395 12,200 13,430 10,062 10,188 12,151 12,410 11,104 12,967 11,678 7,461
M Tin Plate -- C & A 3,108 7,964 608.5 1,783 7,734 4,284 12,120 3,041 15,721 2,717 3,282 15,043 6,221 8,706 2,140
M Bars-Hot rolled -- C & A 2,714 3,680 2,552 9,137 23,022 5,489 12,495 6,447 7,105 7,972 4,699 5,687 2,693 1,697 1,170
M Mechanical Tubing -- C & A 3,449 3,663 2,530 2,295 4,027 2,434 3,616 1,762 2,979 2,536 3,106 2,429 3,128 1,984 981.4
M Tin Free Steel -- C & A 1,721 2,094 1,760 2,886 973.9 1,366 1,681 1,049 5,314 6,740 3,403 1,689 2,042 1,316 1,000
M Standard Pipe -- C & A 2,304 2,814 1,768 3,150 1,769 1,849 2,686 1,223 1,017 2,203 2,315 2,334 2,163 3,274 760.1
M Tool Steel -- C & A 2,267 1,555 1,005 1,526 1,880 1,937 1,457 1,209 873.9 1,054 1,083 1,177 1,267 936.8 308.2
M Plates in Coils -- C & A 2,121 870.6 3,487 21.5 1,867 770.0 1,440 1.06 1,040 2,996 2.12 1,622 1,503 1,219 623.1
M Bars-Cold Finished -- C & A 2,787 993.1 444.7 2,646 765.2 2,101 2,409 955.7 4,197 1,998 471.3 1,683 489.7 1,738 1,579
M Sheets & Strip All Other Metallic Coat -- C & A 93.9 60.7 162.2 130.8 1,639 493.2 57.5 60.4 65.9 44.4 2,084 35.8 70.2 33.7 36.1
M Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- C & A 387.3 90.5 764.4 883.9 101.2 357.2 318.3 157.8 183.3 1,019 481.5 1,189 94.8 201.7 200.6
M Railroad Accessories -- C & A 597.2 960.8 916.8 697.0 264.3 989.3 599.5 563.9 471.3 644.9 454.6 720.1 583.5 608.2 1,925
M Line Pipe -- C & A 1,257 833.8 1,060 2,944 740.3 605.8 1,180 474.9 1,336 2,224 1,214 229.3 231.0 1,173 339.8
M Structural Pipe & Tube -- C & A 1,767 490.5 578.0 150.5 186.6 507.0 1,249 777.6 412.7 551.3 738.8 419.7 462.3 401.5 351.7
M Structural Shapes Heavy -- C & A 285.3 790.2 689.2 33.3 67.4 1,089 69.7 7.38 35.2 729.6 234.2 72.5 1,268 1,090 323.9
M Pressure Tubing -- C & A 146.3 301.0 399.2 332.2 87.0 152.0 44.6 29.6 369.0 727.1 354.7 352.8 75.5 120.2 91.6
M Rails Standard -- C & A 456.1 738.1 721.7 182.6 3.81 1,017 895.5 561.9 153.6 1,091 360.5 92.0 99.6 1,623 .
M Oil Country Goods -- C & A 76.9 63.5 26.9 385.1 231.0 1,013 2,065 503.7 556.1 512.0 340.5 68.7 35.2 128.3 1.36
M Sheets & Strip Galv Hot Dipped -- C & A 3.10 94.0 97.4 134.5 . 161.0 155.0 143.2 29.9 122.2 84.0 58.6 94.7 58.1 20.6
M Sheets & Strip-Electrical -- C & A 37.3 24.0 15.5 76.1 228.3 204.0 192.3 109.2 37.5 56.1 57.2 117.9 34.8 84.7 122.4
M Pipe & Tubing Nonclassified -- C & A 40.8 58.9 46.3 138.3 109.4 88.4 51.1 45.4 62.8 54.3 70.3 18.9 50.9 25.4 13.0
M Pipe For Piling -- C & A 736.6 351.4 142.5 . . 6.32 . . 235.8 152.9 95.4 39.4 . . .
M Sheets & Strip Galv Electrolyt -- C & A 1.35 . 4.70 . 13.4 6.21 32.8 . 3.82 . 69.8 5.00 57.1 45.2 .
M Rails All Other -- C & A 34.8 . 441.6 79.7 34.7 158.5 69.5 . 439.7 220.9 36.4 36.1 45.5 33.1 0.65
M Bars-Light Shaped -- C & A 1.38 14.8 8.62 0.76 57.4 64.6 23.1 33.8 110.3 39.8 67.3 36.7 . 61.6 0.57
M Strip-Cold Rolled -- C & A 10.5 28.6 15.6 18.4 19.9 17.9 32.7 19.6 . 2.09 6.08 61.0 4.28 12.6 19.1
M Bars-Reinforcing -- C & A 56.2 . . . . 37.8 317.6 25.5 25.5 . 31.3 . 26.2 0.00 30.6
M Plates Cut Lengths -- C & A 28.3 58.1 23.6 96.4 29.2 22.7 21.9 275.9 58.8 10.4 9.04 46.5 1.29 27.4 9.84
M Steel Piling -- C & A 4,388 2,340 989.8 4,956 . . 6,928 4,087 . 6,002 . 40.2 16.4 4,260 .
M Sheets Hot Rolled -- C & A 854.2 . 22.8 . 7.65 25.0 . 36.4 5.63 . 7.51 . 6.98 53.7 2.00
M Wire Rods -- C & A . . . . . 5.01 5.55 6.15 . . . 9.58 . 0.01 .
M Strip-Hot Rolled -- C & A 4.03 . 0.17 . 6.48 1.25 39.8 1.41 11.5 7.35 . . 2.39 0.48 6.00
M Sheets Cold Rolled -- C & A . 7.04 5.57 0.67 . 14.5 34.0 . . 34.2 . 0.50 . 7.95 .
M Ingots and Steel for Castings -- C & A 49.4 8.26 . 1.63 . 20.1 . . 3.14 . . . . 0.65 1.57
Stainless        Products
M All Stainless Products 2,753 3,446 3,336 3,901 3,266 3,761 4,659 4,329 3,541 3,659 5,428 5,576 3,281 3,047 1,408
M Stainless Pipe & Tubing -- S 1,082 1,482 1,313 1,582 1,508 1,725 1,812 2,114 1,358 1,185 1,981 2,047 1,345 1,182 717.4
M Wire Rods -- S 226.1 382.4 367.4 673.1 211.2 656.3 491.9 239.8 684.9 803.0 1,470 1,467 502.9 158.4 33.7
M Wire Drawn -- S 522.0 720.3 600.0 652.8 471.2 643.4 904.5 725.7 700.7 853.5 693.4 547.4 668.2 653.0 170.2
M Line Pipe -- S 444.9 403.3 388.0 392.6 424.9 368.0 644.1 395.3 126.3 88.0 441.2 838.8 175.5 183.1 129.3
M Sheets Cold Rolled -- S 89.5 110.2 202.2 185.8 232.9 123.2 218.8 276.9 117.2 247.0 259.0 108.6 163.4 261.4 150.0
M Bars-Cold Finished -- S 202.8 62.3 87.7 124.7 86.3 39.8 112.7 77.8 84.5 53.4 54.6 184.4 72.6 76.2 17.6
M Plates Cut Lengths -- S 40.4 11.9 . 1.77 3.58 49.9 25.1 51.1 17.0 35.3 42.9 137.0 109.5 66.1 0.24
M Bars-Hot rolled -- S 10.3 15.0 134.3 62.9 29.5 52.6 32.5 108.2 192.0 139.4 52.7 124.5 103.0 276.9 37.5
M Structural Pipe & Tube -- S 8.37 . 18.9 98.4 53.4 8.87 98.9 72.1 38.6 139.8 187.0 4.18 0.55 1.71 .
M Oil Country Goods -- S 25.3 22.3 15.1 21.3 56.6 16.3 15.9 5.14 3.30 16.8 135.9 23.3 29.0 110.9 11.1
M Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- S 23.4 15.5 14.6 22.8 41.5 24.8 26.1 53.1 24.4 13.0 50.1 39.7 20.0 11.7 8.94
M Strip-Cold Rolled -- S 69.7 123.0 162.0 73.4 122.0 49.2 127.5 93.2 178.0 41.6 58.0 26.8 14.4 60.1 48.5
M Plates in Coils -- S . 89.3 31.1 1.51 3.46 1.90 120.8 109.6 11.7 36.8 . 20.2 59.2 . 70.1
M Structural Shapes Heavy -- S 0.58 . . . . 1.90 . . . . . 4.62 17.5 . .
M Ingots and Steel for Castings -- S 3.26 1.71 . 6.03 . . 3.99 . 3.73 2.41 0.47 1.41 . 0.68 0.55
M Bars-Light Shaped -- S . 4.34 . 1.31 21.1 . 20.9 . . 3.41 . . 0.18 0.14 0.02
M Sheets Hot Rolled -- S . 0.13 0.94 . . . . 5.84 . . . 0.13 . 0.72 .
M Strip-Hot Rolled -- S 4.12 1.20 . . . . 1.80 . . . . . . 3.70 12.3

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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