US raw steel production ticks up week-over-week

Monday, 15 November 2021 01:10:52 (GMT+3)   |   San Diego

According to the latest data from the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), for the week ending on November 13, 2021, domestic raw steel production was 1,856,000 net tons while the capability utilization rate was 84.1 percent. Production was 1,621,000 net tons in the week ending November 13, 2020 while the capability utilization then was 73.3 percent. The current week production represents a 14.5 percent increase from the same period in the previous year. Production for the week ending November 13, 2021 is up 0.8 percent from the previous week ending November 6, 2021 when production was 1,841,000 net tons and the rate of capability utilization was 83.4 percent.

Adjusted year-to-date production through November 13, 2021 was 82,576,000 net tons, at a capability utilization rate of 81.5 percent. That is up 20.0 percent from the 68,811,000 net tons during the same period last year, when the capability utilization rate was 67.7 percent.

Broken down by districts, production for the week ending November 13, 2021 in thousands of net tons is as follows: North East: 177; Great Lakes: 619; Midwest: 203; Southern: 782 and Western: 75 for a total of 1856.


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