US steel exports down 4.2 percent in September

Tuesday, 09 November 2021 19:13:17 (GMT+3)   |   San Diego

According to export data from the US Department of Commerce, monthly steel exports in September 2021 decreased 4.2 percent from August to total 663,758 mt. A year-on-year comparison shows a 7.6 percent increase. In terms of value, US steel exports in September totaled $1.11 billion, compared to $1.12 billion in August and $762.1 million in September 2020.

Steel exports to Canada in September decreased 8.2 percent to 306,413 mt, but increased 10.7 percent from September 2020. Exports to Mexico decreased 1.9 percent month-on-month to 308,375 mt, which is up 18.1 percent from the same month a year ago.

Other top destinations for US steel exports in September include: Korea, with 15,366 mt; Pakistan, with 2,701 mt; China, with 2,662 mt; Brazil, with 2,310 mt; and Italy, with 1,519 mt.

Major steel products exported in September include HDG, at 96,132 mt; cut-length plates, at 93,298 mt; hot rolled sheets, at 60,214 mt; cold rolled sheets, at 50,439 mt; and plates in coil, at 40,759 mt.

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