US hot rolled bar exports down 14 percent in November

Friday, 15 February 2019 23:30:13 (GMT+3)   |   San Diego

According to export data from the US Department of Commerce, US exports of hot rolled bar totaled 29,803 mt in November 2018, down 14.0 percent from October and down 28.2 percent from November 2017 levels. By value, hot rolled bar exports totaled $33.1 million in November, compared to $38.1 million in the previous month and $41.1 million the same month last year.

The US shipped the most hot rolled bar to Mexico in November with 19,980 mt, compared to 23,442 mt in October and 20,321 mt in November 2017. Other top destinations included Canada, with 8,769 mt. There were no other significant destinations (1,000 mt or more) for US export hot rolled bar in November.

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