U.S. Imports of Steel Mill Products
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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 120,268 92,583 82,051 97,382 105,062 88,946 97,420 112,486 91,049 144,342 112,495 103,694 79,750 136,631 36,464
Carbon and Alloy Products
M All Carbon and Alloy Products 115,964 89,379 80,178 94,683 101,054 86,106 95,237 108,825 87,682 139,534 108,901 99,356 75,657 131,099 34,860
M Wire Rods -- C & A 16,845 16,740 13,417 21,210 18,549 13,769 15,186 7,243 13,477 18,858 18,189 16,370 13,805 23,185 3,663
M Bars-Hot rolled -- C & A 14,044 10,802 7,887 19,850 13,714 9,120 9,757 16,242 12,799 20,074 16,657 15,960 14,400 10,038 1,918
M Sheets Hot Rolled -- C & A 50,734 17,209 19,009 21,002 16,771 2,271 19,025 22,957 4,081 35,593 18,167 2,153 16,999 3,199 394.2
M Line Pipe -- C & A 3,223 6,756 7,093 1,639 7,300 8,933 15,048 10,979 14,034 7,365 13,092 11,217 5,947 20,261 9,833
M Tin Free Steel -- C & A 2,459 2,286 55.2 1,817 4,582 214.4 1,670 2,742 10,166 5,321 6,132 10,305 3,675 8,384 4,100
M Rails Standard -- C & A 25.9 3.65 39.5 89.4 5.80 20,121 5.47 21,478 . 20,710 . 20,023 4.93 29,166 2.21
M Sheets & Strip All Other Metallic Coat -- C & A 1,228 1,551 2,154 2,024 4,734 3,713 372.8 4,265 5,194 3,788 3,885 1,432 6,241 616.2 6,778
M Oil Country Goods -- C & A 5,815 5,886 5,327 6,080 9,405 5,399 10,037 4,961 5,154 5,132 7,438 3,539 143.6 7,468 2,322
M Tool Steel -- C & A 2,788 2,321 3,094 2,798 4,482 3,175 3,649 2,548 3,597 4,608 3,992 3,825 2,820 5,410 580.2
M Wire Drawn -- C & A 4,262 3,773 4,326 3,462 3,813 3,124 3,679 2,585 4,007 3,485 3,345 2,887 3,034 2,834 590.9
M Sheets & Strip Galv Hot Dipped -- C & A 3,207 5,793 1,480 3,696 3,702 2,315 4,241 2,601 978.3 3,186 3,882 2,237 1,896 2,865 1,290
M Plates in Coils -- C & A 3,235 3,366 2,254 1,552 3,256 3,721 4,513 2,370 2,888 427.4 3,157 2,365 1,185 1,013 227.4
M Sheets Cold Rolled -- C & A 2,500 1,946 2,758 2,752 2,960 1,608 2,179 1,900 3,798 2,071 1,748 1,850 405.9 2,244 642.6
M Mechanical Tubing -- C & A 1,879 1,670 1,265 1,491 2,006 2,057 1,853 1,256 2,653 2,150 1,368 1,199 1,291 2,311 993.1
M Structural Shapes Heavy -- C & A 993.0 61.6 . 226.7 492.3 3,392 . . 959.1 962.2 3,380 13.1 61.2 3,691 .
M Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- C & A 446.0 571.6 542.0 647.9 329.6 999.3 1,038 58.0 768.0 1,424 222.6 1,728 687.9 1,627 22.0
M Standard Pipe -- C & A 135.0 1,358 1,997 165.9 221.0 371.0 34.4 1,174 483.5 1,326 983.1 305.1 1,008 29.7 196.3
M Sheets & Strip-Electrical -- C & A 330.9 65.2 639.3 1,035 892.0 302.8 855.6 896.4 802.2 750.1 662.1 618.0 602.5 453.4 152.5
M Sheets & Strip Galv Electrolyt -- C & A 337.1 5,357 2,014 797.2 861.0 470.7 555.9 467.0 343.5 783.9 536.8 556.5 592.6 4,839 658.2
M Bars-Cold Finished -- C & A 608.7 575.5 353.7 284.9 595.0 412.4 540.6 370.9 633.4 441.5 738.0 383.5 323.7 350.0 255.2
M Structural Pipe & Tube -- C & A 513.1 829.4 3,936 356.0 1,863 251.7 211.3 514.2 528.6 500.8 428.7 88.3 257.9 245.0 54.7
M Pipe For Piling -- C & A . . . 1,052 . . . 5.93 . . 484.8 . . . .
M Strip-Cold Rolled -- C & A 102.5 162.5 146.4 100.9 112.4 53.4 165.8 61.1 130.6 118.1 132.5 77.8 119.1 77.6 27.9
M Strip-Hot Rolled -- C & A 35.4 140.7 96.0 101.6 245.6 148.4 376.1 43.6 144.2 157.5 211.9 . 91.6 62.5 22.1
M Pressure Tubing -- C & A 105.1 93.6 206.7 348.8 55.7 34.4 210.5 92.7 28.3 154.2 24.5 138.5 . 0.01 123.0
M Plates Cut Lengths -- C & A 45.9 5.35 27.3 28.6 56.7 11.9 17.0 985.4 5.57 122.6 5.51 26.2 27.3 562.9 9.61
M Pipe & Tubing Nonclassified -- C & A 24.6 12.4 17.9 13.7 16.4 66.2 2.98 15.2 14.2 16.6 20.9 16.0 14.5 32.5 0.17
M Rails All Other -- C & A . . . . . . . . . . . 25.2 . 107.7 .
M Tin Plate -- C & A . . . 19.0 . . . . . . 2.55 1.22 16.9 16.9 .
M Ingots and Steel for Castings -- C & A 31.9 38.6 36.7 36.8 26.0 41.1 6.82 7.27 7.53 0.36 9.08 10.2 . . .
M Bars-Light Shaped -- C & A 2.62 . . . . 1.53 . . . . . . . . .
M Steel Piling -- C & A . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.00 .
Stainless        Products
M All Stainless Products 4,303 3,204 1,872 2,698 4,008 2,840 2,183 3,660 3,367 4,807 3,594 4,337 4,093 5,531 1,603
M Oil Country Goods -- S 1,765 1,270 1,009 985.0 1,495 1,118 1,138 1,192 1,513 2,851 1,419 2,219 2,319 3,379 539.8
M Plates in Coils -- S 1,123 547.3 3.50 466.4 686.5 605.9 . 1,135 544.4 632.6 544.5 621.7 697.4 631.4 311.8
M Stainless Pipe & Tubing -- S 495.4 546.3 379.1 470.6 808.3 470.4 506.6 740.7 705.5 555.3 757.7 591.0 293.1 647.7 319.1
M Plates Cut Lengths -- S 403.8 199.8 136.6 182.3 383.5 200.0 46.1 97.7 157.5 158.4 237.7 395.3 255.4 511.8 250.9
M Strip-Cold Rolled -- S 144.8 218.4 163.5 250.4 210.1 228.0 309.2 246.4 218.1 232.3 273.3 283.4 322.8 219.9 94.5
M Wire Drawn -- S 132.0 124.2 112.3 145.8 52.6 75.2 132.0 79.8 88.1 101.8 59.4 87.2 101.4 56.9 32.5
M Sheets Cold Rolled -- S 54.1 31.0 11.1 13.4 14.8 53.5 13.7 25.8 57.2 116.9 138.9 33.1 35.9 15.4 16.8
M Sheets Hot Rolled -- S 162.9 139.5 15.8 154.5 320.2 45.3 . 126.2 13.9 125.6 75.6 15.3 31.6 26.8 30.5
M Line Pipe -- S 0.28 105.9 18.2 2.53 0.19 15.8 0.26 0.87 5.45 0.10 63.2 48.4 . 7.95 0.07
M Wire Rods -- S 13.3 18.5 22.3 16.6 26.6 8.37 30.6 3.01 51.7 20.1 4.54 29.9 10.4 22.3 .
M Bars-Cold Finished -- S 6.54 1.91 . 6.39 9.00 12.5 4.68 . 4.21 8.78 13.8 8.79 4.24 4.83 4.57
M Bars-Hot rolled -- S 1.08 0.59 . 4.12 0.25 6.01 1.09 12.0 4.94 2.05 5.54 3.76 6.41 6.10 3.04
M Strip-Hot Rolled -- S . . . . . . . . . . . . 14.3 . .
M Bars-Light Shaped -- S . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.26 .
M Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- S 0.29 . . . . . . . 2.50 2.35 . . . . .
M Ingots and Steel for Castings -- S . . . . 0.63 . . . . . . . . . .

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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