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 January 2020 - March 2020 (metric tons) Historic Trend - Average monthly quantity April 2019 - December 2019 (metric tons) Percent change from Historic to Current average quantity
VIETNAM Rebar 8,569 0 182%
UNITED STATES Other Long Products 429,274 8,402 9%
WORLD Other Long Products 442,597 24,170 731%
TURKEY Rebar 38,765 9,747 297%
ROMANIA Semi-Finished 32,469 12,640 156%
MEXICO Wire Rods 8,046 3,311 142%
UNITED STATES All Steel Mill Products 967,103 599,723 61%

SOURCE: Secretary of Economy of Mexico, Statistics Canada, and US Census Bureau (extracted from Global Trade Information Service).
Table last modified on June 8, 2020 with data through March 2020
 
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 April 2018 and March 2019 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 January 2020 - March 2020 (metric tons) Historic Trend - Average monthly quantity April 2019 - December 2019 (metric tons) Percent change from Historic to Current average quantity
WORLD Rail Products 28,049 90,403 -68%
GERMANY All Steel Mill Products 80,021 336,002 -76%
UNITED STATES Rail Products 12,512 58,058 -78%

SOURCE: Secretary of Economy of Mexico, Statistics Canada, and US Census Bureau (extracted from Global Trade Information Service).
Table last modified on June 8, 2020 with data through March 2020
 
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.