U.S. IMPORTS: ALL STEEL MILL PRODUCTS BY COUNTRY
Quantities in Metric Tons By Steel Product

Country 1998 1999 2000 2001 Percent Change
Between
2000 - 2001
January
through
May
2001
January
through
May
2002
WORLD 37,666,051 32,414,195 34,433,707 27,350,808 ( 20.57%) 10,769,901 10,875,725
CANADA 4,447,159 4,576,322 4,768,714 4,227,655 ( 11.35%) 1,787,948 2,249,180
BRAZIL 2,475,979 3,444,607 3,279,697 2,820,602 ( 14.00%) 941,949 1,425,753
MEXICO 2,825,738 3,277,646 2,954,915 2,713,071 ( 8.18%) 1,116,468 936,932
KOREA 3,092,542 2,670,300 2,432,481 2,020,063 ( 16.95%) 895,719 638,991
JAPAN 6,074,374 2,793,429 1,933,403 1,862,502 ( 3.67%) 666,826 792,292
RUSSIA 4,777,483 1,136,793 1,379,002 1,540,589 11.72% 512,873 660,112
GERMANY 1,594,625 1,573,839 1,803,809 1,540,467 ( 14.60%) 587,997 570,892
TURKEY 487,307 362,750 609,321 860,395 41.21% 256,102 312,594
FRANCE 990,284 1,045,455 881,562 793,730 ( 9.96%) 302,743 242,479
CHINA 571,083 698,144 1,350,989 691,229 ( 48.84%) 306,128 196,331
AUSTRALIA 873,694 845,910 737,474 623,094 ( 15.51%) 206,835 287,933
NETHERLANDS 727,104 783,170 776,476 577,447 ( 25.63%) 191,454 135,581
TAIWAN 476,184 839,986 1,145,383 517,709 ( 54.80%) 210,920 171,112
SOUTH_AFRICA 591,373 531,085 585,229 472,677 ( 19.23%) 217,927 113,678
ITALY 516,486 336,329 463,476 471,179 1.66% 275,537 109,537
SPAIN 544,286 504,058 564,449 466,945 ( 17.27%) 221,529 145,577
UKRAINE 805,940 713,580 1,407,507 461,042 ( 67.24%) 127,252 185,679
UNITED_KINGDOM 849,346 575,146 600,407 459,224 ( 23.51%) 205,537 238,115
BELGIUM 401,512 501,205 471,046 437,552 ( 7.11%) 173,651 156,134
ARGENTINA 146,791 437,352 416,934 403,122 ( 3.31%) 182,288 122,648
TRINIDAD_TOBAGO 236,569 316,666 269,639 333,096 23.53% 122,966 145,481
VENEZUELA 462,374 468,327 432,719 308,123 ( 28.79%) 115,782 162,150
LUXEMBOURG 282,079 187,703 235,219 214,689 ( 8.73%) 106,437 56,696
MALAYSIA 63,608 75,881 131,034 200,990 53.39% 35,680 36,557
ROMANIA 225,334 390,700 418,222 191,136 ( 54.30%) 92,713 25,518
SWEDEN 217,317 183,191 174,898 189,627 8.42% 96,459 73,305
INDIA 363,766 530,105 909,348 181,540 ( 80.04%) 100,527 175,884
AUSTRIA 108,971 72,957 155,001 176,004 13.55% 90,610 50,012
MOLDOVA 286,311 339,346 356,714 172,071 ( 51.76%) 17,083 17,079
CZECH_REP 98,583 65,309 86,494 163,196 88.68% 70,203 51,891
POLAND 143,053 127,679 297,029 150,026 ( 49.49%) 55,569 67,234
THAILAND 174,968 183,264 478,699 139,278 ( 70.90%) 78,578 34,282
INDONESIA 482,131 483,004 378,608 127,735 ( 66.26%) 69,937 16,267
FINLAND 186,652 221,742 164,474 126,065 ( 23.35%) 44,164 60,104
EGYPT 61,407 22,033 42,793 99,742 133.08% 43,278 34,501
NEW_ZEALAND 86,784 121,562 102,014 83,675 ( 17.98%) 36,133 32,761
ALGERIA 1,540 541 1,600 71,149 4346.89% 68,099 42
BULGARIA 31,737 18,931 24,290 58,361 140.27% 3,792 18,321
GREECE 46,125 47,986 61,296 51,509 ( 15.97%) 11,248 9,184
COLOMBIA 16,710 27,441 51,864 43,037 ( 17.02%) 17,777 11,743
NORWAY 25,996 39,791 84,687 42,281 ( 50.07%) 18,224 7,671
LATVIA 162,109 340,679 230,094 30,562 ( 86.72%) 0 24
SAUDI_ARABIA 584 617 10,076 29,511 192.88% 266 668
SINGAPORE 665 11,031 4,115 28,372 589.45% 5,936 956
BELARUS 18,042 68,113 96,223 24,414 ( 74.63%) 4,841 11,752
HUNGARY 30,942 32,907 28,328 22,750 ( 19.69%) 11,111 15,362
SLOVAKIA 148,254 114,131 137,966 18,597 ( 86.52%) 4,840 4,639
KAZAKHSTAN 135,412 119,472 199,290 15,636 ( 92.15%) 15,636 0
MACEDONIA 59,396 36,525 85,820 13,141 ( 84.69%) 5,147 0
SWITZERLAND 39,047 11,750 9,696 10,664 9.98% 4,181 4,238
OMAN 0 0 4,131 9,186 122.38% 4,216 3,979
DOMINICAN_REPUBLIC 2,364 2,168 1,576 9,125 478.88% 389 28,338
GUATEMALA 6,449 7,999 7,536 8,321 10.43% 4,182 3,793
PORTUGAL 33,858 8,488 23,973 8,038 ( 66.47%) 5,981 607
CHILE 32,760 37,061 39,202 6,868 ( 82.48%) 3,695 2,509
ISRAEL 2,928 4,275 9,222 6,484 ( 29.69%) 3,383 2,858
UAE 9,715 2,317 6,213 5,806 ( 6.56%) 3,301 2,969
SLOVENIA 8,015 10,676 7,360 5,751 ( 21.86%) 2,951 2,983
DENMARK 3,727 1,749 3,352 2,707 ( 19.25%) 1,083 1,509
PHILIPPINES 15,280 3,263 7,761 2,656 ( 65.78%) 569 3,590
PAKISTAN 2,117 2,667 6,104 2,370 ( 61.17%) 2,370 0
HONDURAS 2,065 1,828 3,090 1,543 ( 50.06%) 490 554
ECUADOR 457 2,560 1,653 1,387 ( 16.08%) 671 659
PERU 504 6,096 1,213 1,090 ( 10.10%) 293 1,220
IRELAND 3,955 1,315 18,460 801 ( 95.66%) 784 35
HONG_KONG 334 3,307 170 320 88.08% 57 296
LITHUANIA 57,090 4,010 5,686 317 ( 94.42%) 184 132
VIETNAM 18 227 768 192 ( 75.06%) 125 61
TOKELAU 241 0 0 186 N/A 21 0
YUGOSLAVIA 0 15 284 152 ( 46.59%) 143 0
EL_SALVADOR 0 280 1,583 98 ( 93.79%) 98 515
ARUBA 9 0 0 55 N/A 0 18
SRI_LANKA 18 0 0 22 N/A 7 0
KENYA 85 20 38 22 ( 43.53%) 0 5
PANAMA 0 0 0 18 N/A 0 0
LIECHTENSTEIN 0 42 52,311 11 ( 99.98%) 0 20
DOMINICA 0 0 3 5 95.33% 5 14
SENEGAL 0 0 0 3 N/A 1 0
TAJIKISTAN 0 0 0 3 N/A 0 0
MOROCCO 0 0 0 1 N/A 0 0
COSTA RICA 173 0 396 0 ( 100.00%) 0 1,259
ALBANIA 0 13 5 0 ( 100.00%) 0 0
ANTIGUA 6 0 0 0 N/A 0 0
BELIZE 0 10 34 0 ( 100.00%) 0 0
BOSNIA 0 0 266 0 ( 100.00%) 0 0
BRITISH_VI 0 0 0 0 N/A 0 0
CAYMAN_ISLANDS 471 0 0 0 N/A 0 0
CROATIA 10,198 29 4,334 0 ( 100.00%) 0 0
CYPRUS 6,672 0 0 0 N/A 0 0
ESTONIA 504 103 0 0 N/A 0 0
FALKLAND 5 0 0 0 N/A 0 0
GABON 9 0 0 0 N/A 0 0
GEORGIA 0 0 1,492 0 ( 100.00%) 0 1,930
HAITI 2 17 9 0 ( 100.00%) 0 0
IRAN 0 0 214 0 ( 100.00%) 0 0
JAMAICA 4 0 0 0 N/A 0 0
JORDAN 11 1 3 0 ( 100.00%) 0 0
KYRGYZSTAN 22 0 0 0 N/A 0 0
LIBERIA 16 0 0 0 N/A 0 0
MALTA 0 0 10 0 ( 100.00%) 0 0
MAURITIUS 0 22 0 0 N/A 0 0
MONTSERRAT 4 0 0 0 N/A 0 0
NAMIBIA 11 0 0 0 N/A 0 0
NETH_ANTILLES 0 0 0 0 N/A 0 0
SAO_TOME 0 2 0 0 N/A 0 0
TUNISIA 197 7,148 4,181 0 ( 100.00%) 0 0
ZIMBABWE 0 0 549 0 ( 100.00%) 0 0

Source: U.S. Department Commerce with data through May 2002 *
*May 2002 figures based on preliminary data
Last Modified: June 25, 2002

U.S. IMPORTS: STEEL MILL PRODUCTS
June 2001 to June 2002 Comparisons
Quantities in Metric Tons
All Grades

COUNTRY=ALL COUNTRIES

AISICAT June 2001 June 2002 % CHANGE
Steel Mill Products 2,284,951 2,350,643 2.87%
Semi-Finished 384,066 645,782 68.14%
Finished Products 1,900,885 1,704,861 ( 10.31%)
Hot-Rolled Steel (1) 275,043 365,604 32.93%
Cold-Rolled Steel (2) 242,219 103,585 ( 57.23%)
Cut-to-Length Plate 71,092 32,543 ( 54.22%)
Corrosion Resistant Steel (3) 127,314 140,324 10.22%
Wire Rod 281,392 392,739 39.57%
Heavy Structurals 68,050 55,340 ( 18.68%)
Rebar 152,091 79,528 ( 47.71%)
Hot-Rolled Bars 107,903 117,067 8.49%
Standard Pipe 78,068 81,707 4.66%
OCTG 90,165 21,884 ( 75.73%)
Light Shaped Bars 14,975 13,968 ( 6.73%)
Cold Finished Bars 26,734 18,004 ( 32.66%)
Line Pipe (4) 135,343 66,401 ( 50.94%)
Mechanical Tubing 35,994 40,701 13.08%
Pipe and Tubing, NEC 2,610 2,123 ( 18.64%)
Pipe for Piling 648 1,060 63.57%
Pressure Tubing 4,360 7,835 79.70%
Railroad Accessories 635 2,087 228.63%
Other Rails 1,375 1,190 ( 13.49%)
Standard Rails 19,269 16,559 ( 14.06%)
Electrical Sheets & Strip 8,836 1,822 ( 79.38%)
Stainless Pipe & Tubing 6,487 6,274 ( 3.28%)
Steel Piling 15,219 16,621 9.21%
Structural Pipe & Tube 33,759 30,767 ( 8.86%)
Tin Free 10,766 5,793 ( 46.19%)
Tin Plate 25,275 10,934 ( 56.74%)
Tool Steel 9,190 9,681 5.34%
Wire Drawn 56,072 62,718 11.85%

(1) Includes hot-rolled sheet and plate in coils
(2) Includes cold-rolled sheet and strip and black plate
(3) Includes galvanized hot-dipped, electrolytic and other metal coated sheet and strip
(4) Line Pipe includes line pipe > 16 inches in diameter, line pipe <= 16 inches in diameter, and non-specified types of line pipe
June 2002 figures based on preliminary data
Source: U.S. Department of Commerce
July 30, 2002

 

U.S. IMPORTS: STEEL MILL PRODUCTS
May 2002 to June 2002 Comparisons
Quantities in Metric Tons
All Grades

COUNTRY=ALL COUNTRIES

AISICAT May 2002 June 2002 % CHANGE
Steel Mill Products 1,720,439 2,350,643 36.63%
Semi-Finished 426,360 645,782 51.46%
Finished Products 1,294,079 1,704,861 31.74%
Hot-Rolled Steel (1) 232,340 365,604 57.36%
Cold-Rolled Steel (2) 90,184 103,585 14.86%
Cut-to-Length Plate 29,955 32,543 8.64%
Corrosion Resistant Steel (3) 119,541 140,324 17.39%
Wire Rod 135,615 392,739 189.60%
Heavy Structurals 72,323 55,340 ( 23.48%)
Rebar 78,435 79,528 1.39%
Hot-Rolled Bars 102,996 117,067 13.66%
Standard Pipe 67,673 81,707 20.74%
OCTG 43,004 21,884 ( 49.11%)
Light Shaped Bars 15,274 13,968 ( 8.55%)
Cold Finished Bars 19,112 18,004 ( 5.80%)
Line Pipe (4) 70,146 66,401 ( 5.34%)
Mechanical Tubing 41,227 40,701 ( 1.28%)
Pipe and Tubing, NEC 1,736 2,123 22.31%
Pipe for Piling 1,592 1,060 ( 33.41%)
Pressure Tubing 6,777 7,835 15.61%
Railroad Accessories 1,259 2,087 65.80%
Other Rails 1,765 1,190 ( 32.60%)
Standard Rails 19,452 16,559 ( 14.87%)
Electrical Sheets & Strip 3,817 1,822 ( 52.26%)
Stainless Pipe & Tubing 6,868 6,274 ( 8.65%)
Steel Piling 12,954 16,621 28.31%
Structural Pipe & Tube 27,798 30,767 10.68%
Tin Free 6,336 5,793 ( 8.57%)
Tin Plate 14,416 10,934 ( 24.15%)
Tool Steel 10,999 9,681 ( 11.98%)
Wire Drawn 60,486 62,718 3.69%

(1) Includes hot-rolled sheet and plate in coils
(2) Includes cold-rolled sheet and strip and black plate
(3) Includes galvanized hot-dipped, electrolytic and other metal coated sheet and strip
(4) Line Pipe includes line pipe > 16 inches in diameter, line pipe <= 16 inches in diameter, and non-specified types of line pipe
June 2002 figures based on preliminary data
Source: U.S. Department of Commerce
July 30, 2002

 

 

U.S. IMPORTS: STEEL MILL PRODUCTS FROM ALL COUNTRIES
Quantities in Metric Tons By Steel Product

Steel Mill Product 1998 1999 2000 2001 Percent Change
Between
2000 - 2001
January
through
May
2001
January
through
May
2002
ALL SMP 37,666,051 32,414,195 34,433,707 27,350,808 ( 20.57%) 10,769,901 10,875,725
Semi-Finished 6,146,948 7,783,389 7,761,825 5,842,250 ( 24.73%) 2,102,678 2,913,579
Cold Rolled 4,055,110 3,431,608 2,924,830 3,069,887 4.96% 1,187,383 765,529
Hot Rolled 10,608,242 6,011,617 6,832,286 2,890,017 ( 57.70%) 1,334,987 1,257,895
Wire Rod 2,146,579 2,508,394 2,695,683 2,733,351 1.40% 873,967 982,637
Corrosion Resistant 1,966,684 2,294,525 2,067,815 1,737,877 ( 15.96%) 703,916 827,901
Rebar 1,115,118 1,662,531 1,514,859 1,595,036 5.29% 621,282 568,021
Hot Rolled Bars 1,412,851 1,359,840 1,583,915 1,328,468 ( 16.13%) 524,928 576,366
Line Pipe 1,141,966 842,553 808,795 1,223,509 51.28% 453,788 430,373
Standard Pipe 829,332 777,177 1,154,850 1,041,374 ( 9.83%) 457,538 421,642
Heavy Structurals 2,518,343 1,288,065 1,761,563 893,822 ( 49.26%) 368,602 288,065
OCTG 311,307 154,375 653,401 890,765 36.33% 433,260 185,012
Cut-to-Length Plate 1,927,471 829,435 897,046 854,166 ( 4.78%) 295,364 336,030
Wire Drawn 632,663 669,940 668,742 623,050 ( 6.83%) 263,268 274,589
Mechanical Tubing 442,652 398,793 510,022 451,409 ( 11.49%) 200,029 189,140
Structural Pipe & Tube 454,025 431,098 476,375 407,962 ( 14.36%) 190,508 150,358
Tin Plate 290,846 447,331 358,827 342,986 ( 4.41%) 135,380 135,220
Cold Finished Bars 315,647 277,316 372,887 315,195 ( 15.47%) 138,688 111,645
Standard Rails 249,300 225,881 214,354 184,657 ( 13.85%) 87,974 94,415
Light Shaped Bars 281,591 265,154 319,026 161,967 ( 49.23%) 62,556 74,954
Tin Free 146,068 186,382 167,523 147,129 ( 12.17%) 67,254 51,322
Steel Piling 197,956 117,722 182,102 144,262 ( 20.78%) 67,877 55,645
Tool Steel 145,595 148,655 162,450 141,585 ( 12.84%) 68,192 51,366
Electrical Sheets & Strip 113,156 104,319 111,250 99,162 ( 10.87%) 47,854 33,402
Stainless Pipe & Tubing 63,983 75,574 87,756 84,236 ( 4.01%) 32,104 31,286
Pressure Tubing 61,038 46,538 51,333 72,133 40.52% 24,638 41,169
Pipe and Tubing, NEC 14,251 24,630 24,983 24,740 ( 0.97%) 8,490 8,495
All Other Rails 52,315 27,936 28,007 20,097 ( 28.24%) 7,609 5,553
Pipe for Piling 20,664 19,196 34,217 19,084 ( 44.23%) 3,453 9,825
Railroad Accessories 4,352 4,219 6,980 10,631 52.32% 6,334 4,290

Source: U.S. Department Commerce with data through May 2002 *
Hot Rolled includes hot-rolled sheet and plate in coils
Cold Rolled includes cold-rolled sheet, strip and black plate
Galvanized includes galvanized hot-dipped, electrolytic and other metal coated sheet and strip
Line Pipe includes line pipe > 16 inches in diameter, line pipe <= 16 inches in diameter, and non-specified types of line pipe
*May 2002 figures based on preliminary data
Last Modified: June 25, 2002
U.S. IMPORTS: STEEL MILL PRODUCTS
January-June 2001 to January-June 2002 Comparisons
Quantities in Metric Tons
All Grades

COUNTRY=ALL COUNTRIES

AISICAT January-June 2001 January-June 2002 % CHANGE
Steel Mill Products 13,054,852 13,337,509 2.17%
Semi-Finished 2,486,744 3,643,407 46.51%
Finished Products 10,568,108 9,694,102 ( 8.27%)
Hot-Rolled Steel (1) 1,610,030 1,623,867 0.86%
Cold-Rolled Steel (2) 1,429,602 870,149 ( 39.13%)
Cut-to-Length Plate 366,456 368,802 0.64%
Corrosion Resistant Steel (3) 831,230 968,734 16.54%
Wire Rod 1,155,359 1,377,004 19.18%
Heavy Structurals 436,652 350,645 ( 19.70%)
Rebar 773,372 648,956 ( 16.09%)
Hot-Rolled Bars 632,831 695,101 9.84%
Standard Pipe 535,606 504,285 ( 5.85%)
OCTG 523,424 212,289 ( 59.44%)
Light Shaped Bars 77,531 88,964 14.75%
Cold Finished Bars 165,422 129,873 ( 21.49%)
Line Pipe (4) 589,131 497,739 ( 15.51%)
Mechanical Tubing 236,024 230,237 ( 2.45%)
Pipe and Tubing, NEC 11,100 10,618 ( 4.34%)
Pipe for Piling 4,101 10,890 165.55%
Pressure Tubing 28,998 49,390 70.32%
Railroad Accessories 6,969 6,377 ( 8.50%)
Other Rails 8,984 6,743 ( 24.94%)
Standard Rails 107,243 110,990 3.49%
Electrical Sheets & Strip 56,690 35,276 ( 37.77%)
Stainless Pipe & Tubing 38,591 37,666 ( 2.40%)
Steel Piling 83,096 72,270 ( 13.03%)
Structural Pipe & Tube 224,267 181,125 ( 19.24%)
Tin Free 78,019 57,433 ( 26.39%)
Tin Plate 160,655 149,252 ( 7.10%)
Tool Steel 77,383 61,650 ( 20.33%)
Wire Drawn 319,341 337,777 5.77%

 
(1) Includes hot-rolled sheet and plate in coils
(2) Includes cold-rolled sheet and strip and black plate
(3) Includes galvanized hot-dipped, electrolytic and other metal coated sheet and strip
(4) Line Pipe includes line pipe > 16 inches in diameter, line pipe <= 16 inches in diameter, and non-specified types of line pipe
June 2002 figures based on preliminary data
Source: U.S. Department of Commerce
July 30, 2002