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 2018 - March 2018 (metric tons) Historic Trend - Average monthly quantity April 2017 - December 2017 (metric tons) Percent change from Historic to Current average quantity
ROMANIA Hot-rolled Bar 7,479 224 244%
GREECE Line Pipe 13,364 1,397 856%
MALAYSIA Rebar 6,753 1,434 370%
INDONESIA Semi-Finished 6,820 2,101 224%
KOREA Electrical 7,412 2,882 157%
MEXICO Rebar 6,856 2,689 154%
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC Rebar 5,434 2,165 151%
CZECH REPUBLIC Rail Products 11,179 5,412 106%
UNITED STATES Semi-Finished 17,878 8,778 103%
QATAR Rebar 6,931 . .

SOURCE: Secretary of Economy of Mexico, Statistics Canada, and US Census Bureau (extracted from Global Trade Information Service).
Table last modified on June 11, 2018 with data through March 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 April 2016 and March 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 January 2018 - March 2018 (metric tons) Historic Trend - Average monthly quantity April 2017 - December 2017 (metric tons) Percent change from Historic to Current average quantity
CHINA Cold-rolled Steel 5,941 15,328 -61%
TURKEY Corrosion-resistant Steel 11,107 30,269 -63%
INDIA Line Pipe 12,834 35,062 -63%
SPAIN Structural Shapes 7,937 22,187 -64%
JAPAN Line Pipe 5,717 32,711 -82%

SOURCE: Secretary of Economy of Mexico, Statistics Canada, and US Census Bureau (extracted from Global Trade Information Service).
Table last modified on June 11, 2018 with data through March 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.