US raw steel production down 0.5 percent week-on-week

Monday, 27 January 2020 00:38:26 (GMT+3)   |   San Diego
       

According to the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), in the week ending on January 25, 2020, US domestic raw steel production was 1,919,000 net tons while the capability utilization rate was 82.3 percent.

Production for the week ending January 25, 2020 is down 0.5 percent from the previous week ending January 18, 2020 when production was 1,928,000 net tons and the rate of capability utilization was 82.7 percent.

Production was 1,871,000 net tons in the week ending January 25, 2019 while the capability utilization then was 80.4 percent. The current week production represents a 2.6 percent increase from the same period in the previous year.

Adjusted year-to-date production through January 25, 2020 was 6,855,000 net tons, at a capability utilization rate of 82.3 percent. That is up 2.6 percent from the 6,683,000 net tons during the same period last year, when the capability utilization rate was 80.4 percent.


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