US hot rolled bar exports down 26.3 percent in December

Friday, 14 February 2020 21:31:39 (GMT+3)   |   San Diego

According to export data from the US Department of Commerce, US exports of hot rolled bar totaled 19,151 mt in December 2019, down 26.3 percent from November and down 18.4 percent from December 2018 levels. By value, hot rolled bar exports totaled $22.3 million in December, compared to $28.0 million in the previous month and $27.8 million the same month last year.

The US shipped the most hot rolled bar to Canada in December with 8,881 mt, compared to 12,061 mt in November and 7,082 mt in December 2018. Other top destinations included Mexico, with 8,705 mt. There were no other significant destinations (1,000 mt or more) for US hot rolled bar exports in December.

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