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 August 2017 - October 2017 (metric tons) Historic Trend - Average monthly quantity November 2016 - July 2017 (metric tons) Percent change from Historic to Current average quantity
MEXICO Other Long Products 5,235 175 887%
JAPAN Standard Pipe 8,504 834 919%
ITALY Rebar 18,380 1,821 909%
BRAZIL Rebar 9,542 1,602 495%
EGYPT Wire Rods 9,658 1,690 471%
MALAYSIA Plate Cut Length 5,332 1,194 346%
BRAZIL Oil Country Goods 20,969 5,776 263%
BRAZIL Line Pipe 7,934 2,274 248%
SPAIN Rebar 10,588 3,468 205%
THAILAND Oil Country Goods 7,933 2,726 190%
TAIWAN Oil Country Goods 21,415 7,767 175%
RUSSIA Other Pipe and Tube 7,197 2,654 171%
SAUDI ARABIA Oil Country Goods 8,728 3,474 151%
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Structural Shapes 10,598 4,748 123%
RUSSIA Corrosion-resistant Steel 11,641 5,378 116%
GERMANY Line Pipe 17,341 8,309 108%
TURKEY Plate Cut Length 5,780 2,781 107%
VIETNAM Wire Rods 8,562 . .

SOURCE: Secretary of Economy of Mexico, Statistics Canada, and US Census Bureau (extracted from Global Trade Information Service).
Table last modified on January 8, 2018 with data through October 2017
 
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 November 2015 and October 2016 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 August 2017 - October 2017 (metric tons) Historic Trend - Average monthly quantity November 2016 - July 2017 (metric tons) Percent change from Historic to Current average quantity
TURKEY Rebar 37,584 105,575 -64%
INDIA Corrosion-resistant Steel 5,923 20,429 -71%
UNITED STATES Semi-Finished 8,931 32,926 -72%

SOURCE: Secretary of Economy of Mexico, Statistics Canada, and US Census Bureau (extracted from Global Trade Information Service).
Table last modified on January 8, 2018 with data through October 2017
 
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.