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The United states steel imports rose 17.9% year-on-year for four consecutive months
  • 2017-04-01

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The America Commerce Department data shows that the United States steel imports is 2.606 million tons. It is up 17.9% from a year earlier and fells 4.6%. for four consecutive months year-on-year .Compared with in February 2016, semi-finished material imports jumped 381.6%. Flat steel and long steel products fell 11.8% and 11.8% . The steel pipe/cold rolled/ galvanized sheet rose 41%, 30.8% and 8.4% respectively. Wire rod/ rebar/ hot rolled and the plate fell. Especial for hot rolls and slab, they are 53.5% and 40.6%.Compared with in January 2017, semi-finished products imports rose 32.4%. Flat steel and long steel products fell 19.5% and 19.5%. Only steel tube and wire rod imports rose 11.2% and 11.2%, Rebar/ hot rolled/ cold rolled/ galvanized sheet and plate are in decrease in imports from 11.2% to 11.2%.


From the main import source countries and regions, compared with February 2016, imports from the EU , China, South Korea and Turkey decline. It is about 5.5% - 30.4%, while imports from other areas are all in growth like central / South America and Russia 157.3% and 237.2%. Compared with January 2017, Except growth from South America, Russia and India, imported from other areas are decline. It is from 4.3% to 4.3%. On the contrast growth is in the lead of India, 80%.


The United States in February 2017, 55000 tons of steel imports from China, continue to have fallen sharply, down 25.9% year-on-year, down 14.4% month-on-month.The latest statistics show that the United States steel import license number is 2.606 million tons in 24th March 2017. As for stainless steel production, any question pls feel free to ask us.

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