U.S. Rebar Final Imports

U.S. Steel Rebar Final Imports: Final rebar imports to the U.S. came in at 213,106 tons for the month of June 2023, up 172% m/m. Rebar imports include: concrete reinforcing bars and rods of iron or non-alloy steel, irregularly wound coils hot-rolled, concrete reinforcing bars and rods of other alloy steel, not further worked than hot-rolled, hot-drawn or extruded, and other bars and rods of iron or non-alloy steel, hot-worked, concrete reinforcing bars and rods.

Figure 1 further breaks down total rebar imports through June 2023.

Figure 2 charts the largest exporting countries to the U.S. in rank order through June. Algeria was the largest exporter of rebar with 103,683 tons this month (49%). Egypt was the second-largest exporter with 37,661 tons. Turkey was the third-largest rebar exporter with 33,478 tons. Together, these three exporters accounted for 82% of the total.

Figure 3 also charts the largest imports by district of entry to the U.S. in rank order. The Houston-Galveston, TX port was the largest receiver of rebar this month, receiving 87,811 tons. Miami, FL was the second-largest receiver coming in at 34,311 tons. Philadelphia, PA was the third-largest receiving port with 31,136 tons. Together, these three ports collected 72% of total rebar imports in June.

Please note the format of Figure 2 and Figure 3 has changed. Countries are listed alphabetically left to right and month/year is on the y-axis. There are listed totals YTD for each country and district of entry, respectively.

At Gerdau, we closely follow trade in long product steel since it has a profound impact on domestic market share and material pricing. We want you, our valued customers, to have access to current information that can help you better plan and operate your businesses.



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