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 October 2019 - December 2019 (metric tons) Historic Trend - Average monthly quantity January 2019 - September 2019 (metric tons) Percent change from Historic to Current average quantity Was this level reached any month January 2018 - December 2018
GERMANY Semi-Finished 663,756 424 389% No
GERMANY All Steel Mill Products 767,957 121,569 531% No
CANADA Rail Products 6,532 1,565 317% No
MALAYSIA Rebar 5,397 1,356 297% No
VIETNAM Other Pipe and Tube 7,453 2,019 269% No
SINGAPORE Rebar 9,375 2,633 256% No
TURKEY Rebar 15,527 4,579 239% No
MEXICO Wire Rods 5,425 1,725 214% No
ARGENTINA Semi-Finished 6,162 2,076 196% No
UNITED STATES Semi-Finished 41,558 15,729 164% No
ALGERIA Rebar 14,103 6,452 118% No

SOURCE: Secretary of Economy of Mexico, Statistics Canada, and US Census Bureau (extracted from Global Trade Information Service).
Table last modified on March 10, 2020 with data through December 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.



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 October 2019 - December 2019 (metric tons) Historic Trend - Average monthly quantity January 2019 - September 2019 (metric tons) Percent change from Historic to Current average quantity Was this level reached any month January 2018 - December 2018
RUSSIA All Steel Mill Products 40,378 101,793 -60% No
WORLD Rail Products 39,823 274,735 -85% No
UNITED STATES Rail Products 10,995 241,678 -95% No

SOURCE: Secretary of Economy of Mexico, Statistics Canada, and US Census Bureau (extracted from Global Trade Information Service).
Table last modified on March 10, 2020 with data through December 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.