Notable Increases in NAFTA's Steel Import Trends by Country and Product
 
Country names are links to corresponding NAFTA tables

Country Product Current Trend - Average monthly quantity May 2019 - July 2019 (metric tons) Historic Trend - Average monthly quantity August 2018 - April 2019 (metric tons) Percent change from Historic to Current average quantity
EGYPT Rebar 10,376 347 893%
ALGERIA Rebar 8,998 1,121 702%
MALAYSIA Wire Rods 14,515 4,058 257%
MALAYSIA Plate Cut Length 5,734 2,001 186%
SPAIN Rebar 33,504 13,441 149%
CANADA Oil Country Goods 7,451 3,201 132%
VIETNAM Oil Country Goods 5,283 2,335 126%
CANADA Semi-Finished 22,482 10,299 118%
MEXICO Rebar 28,409 13,118 116%

SOURCE: Secretary of Economy of Mexico, Statistics Canada, and US Census Bureau (extracted from Global Trade Information Service).
Table last modified on October 31, 2019 with data through July 2019
 
A notable change is defined here by a significant increase in the current three
month average quantity over the previous nine months average quantity;
the program examines the largest importers within each product group.
Any increases for which import levels had been reached between August 2017 and July 2018 have been eliminated



Notable Decreases in NAFTA's Steel Import Trends by Country and Product
 
Country names are links to corresponding NAFTA tables

Country Product Current Trend - Average monthly quantity May 2019 - July 2019 (metric tons) Historic Trend - Average monthly quantity August 2018 - April 2019 (metric tons) Percent change from Historic to Current average quantity
GERMANY Line Pipe 5,927 15,247 -61%
TURKEY Rebar 6,320 20,669 -69%
WORLD Rail Products 35,988 431,358 -91%
UNITED STATES Rail Products 12,683 397,034 -96%

SOURCE: Secretary of Economy of Mexico, Statistics Canada, and US Census Bureau (extracted from Global Trade Information Service).
Table last modified on October 31, 2019 with data through July 2019
 
A notable change is defined here by a significant increase in the current three
month average quantity over the previous nine months average quantity;
the program examines the largest importers within each product group.