US line pipe imports down 7.2 percent in November

Tuesday, 12 February 2019 22:27:07 (GMT+3)   |   San Diego
       

According to delayed final census data from the US Department of Commerce, US imports of line pipe totaled 163,928 mt in November 2018, down 7.2 percent from October but up 12.3 percent from November 2017 levels. By value, line pipe imports totaled $179.8 million in November 2018, compared to $200.2 million in the previous month and $145.1 million in the same month last year.

The US imported the most line pipe from Turkey in November, with 27,891 mt, compared to 23,697 mt in October and 1,345 mt in November 2017. Other top sources of imported line pipe in November include Canada, with 27,585 mt; Taiwan, with 17,155 mt; Germany, with 13,034 mt; Greece, with 12,109 mt; and Vietnam, with 11,476 mt.


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