US raw steel production down 0.3 percent week-on-week

Monday, 27 August 2018 23:28:56 (GMT+3)   |   San Diego
       

According to the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), in the week ending on August 25, 2018, US domestic raw steel production was 1,858,000 net tons while the capability utilization rate was 79.3 percent.

Production for the week ending August 25, 2018 is down 0.3 percent from the previous week ending August 18, 2018 when production was 1,864,000 net tons and the rate of capability utilization was 79.5 percent.

Production was 1,767,000 net tons in the week ending August 25, 2017 while the capability utilization then was 75.8 percent. The current week production represents a 5.1 percent increase from the same period in the previous year.

Adjusted year-to-date production through August 25, 2018 was 60,993,000 net tons, at a capability utilization rate of 77.0 percent. That is up 3.7 percent from the 58,823,000 net tons during the same period last year, when the capability utilization rate was 74.6 percent.


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