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 2018 - July 2018 (metric tons) Historic Trend - Average monthly quantity August 2017 - April 2018 (metric tons) Percent change from Historic to Current average quantity
SLOVAKIA Semi-Finished 6,587 2 456%
NETHERLANDS Semi-Finished 7,463 6 571%
BULGARIA Rebar 6,263 827 656%
MALAYSIA Wire Rods 6,342 1,073 491%
ITALY Rebar 42,913 8,612 398%
PORTUGAL Rebar 9,424 2,912 223%
GREECE Line Pipe 25,463 8,221 209%
SPAIN Hot-rolled Bar 9,133 3,007 203%
UNITED STATES Line Pipe 7,475 2,888 158%
AUSTRIA Corrosion-resistant Steel 19,276 8,649 122%
GERMANY Wire Rods 16,435 7,677 114%
GERMANY Plate Cut Length 6,755 3,170 113%
TURKEY Hot-rolled Steel 18,944 9,292 103%
UNITED KINGDOM Semi-Finished 7,535 3,749 100%
AUSTRIA All Steel Mill Products 52,509 32,414 61%
GREECE Wire Rods 7,374 . .

SOURCE: Secretary of Economy of Mexico, Statistics Canada, and US Census Bureau (extracted from Global Trade Information Service).
Table last modified on October 9, 2018 with data through July 2018
 
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 2016 and July 2017 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 2018 - July 2018 (metric tons) Historic Trend - Average monthly quantity August 2017 - April 2018 (metric tons) Percent change from Historic to Current average quantity
KOREA Oil Country Goods 27,288 82,293 -66%
INDIA Line Pipe 7,224 27,661 -73%
BRAZIL Corrosion-resistant Steel 5,501 21,921 -74%

SOURCE: Secretary of Economy of Mexico, Statistics Canada, and US Census Bureau (extracted from Global Trade Information Service).
Table last modified on October 9, 2018 with data through July 2018
 
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.