US hot rolled bar exports up 33.4 percent in October

Tuesday, 18 December 2018 20:31:06 (GMT+3)   |   San Diego

According to export data from the US Department of Commerce, US exports of hot rolled bar totaled 34,671 mt in October 2018, up 33.4 percent from September but down 19.1 percent from October 2017 levels. By value, hot rolled bar exports totaled $38.1 million in October, compared to $32.0 million in the previous month and $43.4 million the same month last year.

The US shipped the most hot rolled bar to Mexico in October with 23,442 mt, compared to 13,572 mt in September and 20,772 mt in October 2017. Other top destinations included Canada, with 9,097 mt. There were no other significant destinations (1,000 mt or more) for US hot rolled bar exports in October.

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