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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  APR18 MAY18 JUN18 JUL18 AUG18 SEP18 OCT18 NOV18 DEC18 JAN19 FEB19 MAR19 APR19 MAY19 JUN19
All Steel Mill   Products
M All Steel Mill Products 49,333 64,056 45,956 45,710 48,428 37,165 54,809 59,533 43,255 70,381 38,003 56,589 58,279 43,388 29,256
Carbon and Alloy Products
M All Carbon and Alloy Products 45,076 60,106 42,108 42,956 44,982 33,828 50,907 56,267 39,493 65,722 33,674 53,048 54,620 37,301 26,892
M Wire Drawn -- C & A 10,919 12,030 11,986 11,166 14,030 12,536 16,216 10,395 12,200 13,430 10,062 10,188 12,151 13,043 4,760
M Bars-Hot rolled -- C & A 7,587 9,216 6,807 2,714 3,680 2,552 9,137 23,022 5,489 12,495 6,447 7,105 7,972 3,385 1,200
M Tin Plate -- C & A 1,918 3,301 3,466 3,108 7,964 608.5 1,783 7,734 4,284 12,120 3,041 15,721 2,717 3,465 14,950
M Tin Free Steel -- C & A 1,002 10,101 3,686 1,721 2,094 1,760 2,886 973.9 1,366 1,681 1,049 5,314 6,740 5,271 1,586
M Steel Piling -- C & A . 7,747 . 4,388 2,340 989.8 4,956 . . 6,928 4,087 . 6,002 0.00 .
M Mechanical Tubing -- C & A 1,723 3,019 3,687 3,449 3,663 2,530 2,295 4,027 2,434 3,616 1,762 2,979 2,536 2,696 1,727
M Bars-Cold Finished -- C & A 494.7 1,699 718.4 2,787 993.1 444.7 2,646 765.2 2,101 2,409 955.7 4,197 1,998 564.4 192.6
M Standard Pipe -- C & A 3,932 1,749 1,612 2,304 2,814 1,768 3,150 1,769 1,849 2,686 1,223 1,017 2,203 2,523 1,094
M Plates in Coils -- C & A 7,320 2,350 3,808 2,121 870.6 3,487 21.5 1,867 770.0 1,440 1.06 1,040 2,996 2.67 .
M Line Pipe -- C & A 3,638 2,111 545.0 1,257 833.8 1,060 2,944 740.3 605.8 1,180 474.9 1,336 2,224 1,117 68.9
M Tool Steel -- C & A 1,424 1,523 1,756 2,267 1,555 1,005 1,526 1,880 1,937 1,457 1,209 873.9 1,054 1,209 219.3
M Rails Standard -- C & A 61.0 54.2 124.6 456.1 738.1 721.7 182.6 3.81 1,017 895.5 561.9 153.6 1,091 410.7 85.0
M Structural Pipe & Tube -- C & A 1,119 908.1 1,000 1,767 490.5 578.0 150.5 186.6 507.0 1,249 777.6 412.7 551.3 771.9 214.0
M Railroad Accessories -- C & A 422.6 349.4 677.5 597.2 960.8 916.8 697.0 264.3 989.3 599.5 563.9 471.3 644.9 622.8 281.3
M Oil Country Goods -- C & A 303.1 31.1 53.9 76.9 63.5 26.9 385.1 231.0 1,013 2,065 503.7 556.1 512.0 340.3 .
M Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- C & A 876.6 623.0 166.3 387.3 90.5 764.4 883.9 101.2 357.2 318.3 157.8 183.3 1,019 644.2 151.5
M Pressure Tubing -- C & A 131.6 219.1 86.6 146.3 301.0 399.2 332.2 87.0 152.0 44.6 29.6 369.0 727.1 338.7 172.2
M Structural Shapes Heavy -- C & A 168.3 292.8 175.9 285.3 790.2 689.2 33.3 67.4 1,089 69.7 7.38 35.2 729.6 286.1 54.8
M Rails All Other -- C & A 4.78 81.8 . 34.8 . 441.6 79.7 34.7 158.5 69.5 . 439.7 220.9 0.72 .
M Pipe For Piling -- C & A 277.5 505.1 1,116 736.6 351.4 142.5 . . 6.32 . . 235.8 152.9 95.4 .
M Plates Cut Lengths -- C & A 76.0 30.6 320.6 28.3 58.1 23.6 96.4 29.2 22.7 21.9 275.9 58.8 10.4 9.04 26.3
M Sheets & Strip Galv Hot Dipped -- C & A 313.3 92.2 28.3 3.10 94.0 97.4 134.5 . 161.0 155.0 143.2 29.9 122.2 117.8 24.2
M Sheets & Strip-Electrical -- C & A 675.4 108.3 10.6 37.3 24.0 15.5 76.1 228.3 204.0 192.3 109.2 37.5 56.1 60.1 20.0
M Bars-Light Shaped -- C & A 2.90 . 28.2 1.38 14.8 8.62 0.76 57.4 64.6 23.1 33.8 110.3 39.8 79.5 0.59
M Sheets & Strip All Other Metallic Coat -- C & A 240.5 1,309 62.6 93.9 60.7 162.2 130.8 1,639 493.2 57.5 60.4 65.9 44.4 52.3 30.3
M Pipe & Tubing Nonclassified -- C & A 174.3 8.30 28.8 40.8 58.9 46.3 138.3 109.4 88.4 51.1 45.4 62.8 54.3 77.4 7.05
M Bars-Reinforcing -- C & A 2.79 . 49.7 56.2 . . . . 37.8 317.6 25.5 25.5 . 31.3 .
M Sheets Hot Rolled -- C & A 244.5 . . 854.2 . 22.8 . 7.65 25.0 . 36.4 5.63 . 13.5 0.49
M Sheets Cold Rolled -- C & A 0.29 292.1 6.59 . 7.04 5.57 0.67 . 14.5 34.0 . . 34.2 0.19 .
M Strip-Cold Rolled -- C & A 10.4 16.2 62.2 10.5 28.6 15.6 18.4 19.9 17.9 32.7 19.6 . 2.09 0.34 21.7
M Strip-Hot Rolled -- C & A 2.57 . . 4.03 . 0.17 . 6.48 1.25 39.8 1.41 11.5 7.35 . 0.15
M Wire Rods -- C & A . 311.4 . . . . . . 5.01 5.55 6.15 . . 2.01 .
M Sheets & Strip Galv Electrolyt -- C & A 3.32 3.83 8.93 1.35 . 4.70 . 13.4 6.21 32.8 . 3.82 . 65.9 .
M Ingots and Steel for Castings -- C & A 2.79 16.1 23.1 49.4 8.26 . 1.63 . 20.1 . . 3.14 . 0.12 1.03
Stainless        Products
M All Stainless Products 4,256 3,949 3,848 2,753 3,446 3,336 3,901 3,266 3,761 4,659 4,329 3,541 3,659 6,086 2,363
M Stainless Pipe & Tubing -- S 1,178 1,621 1,273 1,082 1,482 1,313 1,582 1,508 1,725 1,812 2,114 1,358 1,185 1,880 878.0
M Wire Drawn -- S 656.9 687.8 841.5 522.0 720.3 600.0 652.8 471.2 643.4 904.5 725.7 700.7 853.5 685.8 239.1
M Wire Rods -- S 1,324 292.7 390.5 226.1 382.4 367.4 673.1 211.2 656.3 491.9 239.8 684.9 803.0 2,003 321.0
M Sheets Cold Rolled -- S 188.1 128.8 222.4 89.5 110.2 202.2 185.8 232.9 123.2 218.8 276.9 117.2 247.0 162.4 9.15
M Line Pipe -- S 432.1 494.5 724.2 444.9 403.3 388.0 392.6 424.9 368.0 644.1 395.3 126.3 88.0 376.9 602.8
M Bars-Hot rolled -- S 17.5 152.6 27.6 10.3 15.0 134.3 62.9 29.5 52.6 32.5 108.2 192.0 139.4 18.6 33.7
M Strip-Cold Rolled -- S 134.7 66.3 165.6 69.7 123.0 162.0 73.4 122.0 49.2 127.5 93.2 178.0 41.6 65.8 7.29
M Structural Pipe & Tube -- S 105.2 7.08 4.75 8.37 . 18.9 98.4 53.4 8.87 98.9 72.1 38.6 139.8 187.0 2.50
M Bars-Cold Finished -- S 39.7 236.5 76.6 202.8 62.3 87.7 124.7 86.3 39.8 112.7 77.8 84.5 53.4 31.5 30.2
M Plates in Coils -- S 98.3 221.8 35.4 . 89.3 31.1 1.51 3.46 1.90 120.8 109.6 11.7 36.8 . 18.8
M Plates Cut Lengths -- S 16.1 1.33 63.4 40.4 11.9 . 1.77 3.58 49.9 25.1 51.1 17.0 35.3 457.7 199.5
M Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- S 39.8 9.25 18.0 23.4 15.5 14.6 22.8 41.5 24.8 26.1 53.1 24.4 13.0 33.6 6.21
M Oil Country Goods -- S 23.5 26.0 2.85 25.3 22.3 15.1 21.3 56.6 16.3 15.9 5.14 3.30 16.8 183.6 14.6
M Ingots and Steel for Castings -- S . . . 3.26 1.71 . 6.03 . . 3.99 . 3.73 2.41 0.47 .
M Sheets Hot Rolled -- S . 2.64 0.80 . 0.13 0.94 . . . . 5.84 . . . 0.17
M Bars-Light Shaped -- S 0.11 0.31 . . 4.34 . 1.31 21.1 . 20.9 . . 3.41 0.00 .
M Strip-Hot Rolled -- S 0.32 . . 4.12 1.20 . . . . 1.80 . . . 0.00 0.03
M Structural Shapes Heavy -- S . . . 0.58 . . . . 1.90 . . . . . .

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Enforcement and Compliance
Table last modified on: June 11, 2019, with
Licensing data collected through June 11, 2019 and
Final Census data compiled through April 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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