US plates in coil imports up 7.8 percent in April

Tuesday, 04 June 2019 20:36:04 (GMT+3)   |   San Diego
       

According to preliminary census data from the US Department of Commerce, US imports of plates in coil totaled 103,428 mt in April 2019, up 7.8 percent from March but down 31.4 percent from April 2018 levels. By value, plates in coil imports totaled $75.3 million in April 2018, compared to $71.9 million in the previous month and $110.7 million in the same month last year.

The US imported the most plates in coil from Canada in April, with 44,170 mt, compared to 46,868 mt in March and 81,746 mt in April 2018. Other top sources of imported plates in coil in April include Germany, with 24,792 mt; Korea, with 13,549 mt; Netherlands, with 6,519 mt; and Mexico, with 3,801 mt.


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