US raw steel production dips 0.4 percent week-on-week

Monday, 29 April 2019 23:27:53 (GMT+3)   |   San Diego

According to the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), in the week ending on April 27, 2019, US domestic raw steel production was 1,895,000 net tons while the capability utilization rate was 81.4 percent.

Production for the week ending April 27, 2019 is down 0.4 percent from the previous week ending April 20, 2019 when production was 1,903,000 net tons and the rate of capability utilization was 81.8 percent.

Production was 1,780,000 net tons in the week ending April 27, 2018 while the capability utilization then was 76.0 percent. The current week production represents a 6.5 percent increase from the same period in the previous year.

Adjusted year-to-date production through April 27, 2019 was 31,849,000 net tons, at a capability utilization rate of 81.9 percent. That is up 6.8 percent from the 29,814,000 net tons during the same period last year, when the capability utilization rate was 76.4 percent.

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