US raw steel production up 0.8 percent week-on-week

Tuesday, 15 January 2019 01:29:59 (GMT+3)   |   San Diego
       

According to the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), in the week ending on January 12, 2019, US domestic raw steel production was 1,891,000 net tons while the capability utilization rate was 79.8 percent.

Production for the week ending January 12, 2019 is up 0.8 percent from the previous week ending January 5, 2019 when production was 1,876,000 net tons and the rate of capability utilization was 80.0 percent.

Production was 1,715,000 net tons in the week ending January 12, 2018 while the capability utilization then was 73.6 percent. The current week production represents a 10.3 percent increase from the same period in the previous year.

Adjusted year-to-date production through January 12, 2019 was 3,231,000 net tons, at a capability utilization rate of 79.5 percent. That is up 9.9 percent from the 2,940,000 net tons during the same period last year, when the capability utilization rate was 73.6 percent.


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