US steel mill shipments down 1.4 percent in April

Monday, 10 June 2019 00:43:37 (GMT+3)   |   San Diego
       

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that for the month of April 2019, US steel mills shipped 8,210,425 net tons, a 1.4 percent decrease from the 8,327,990 net tons shipped in the previous month, March 2019, and a 5.3 percent increase from the 7,798,326 net tons shipped in April 2018. 

Shipments year-to-date in 2019 are 32,362,476 net tons, a 3.5 percent increase vs. 2018 shipments of 31,259,675 net tons for four months.

A comparison of April shipments to the previous month of March shows the following changes: hot dipped galvanized sheets and strip, up 2 percent; cold rolled sheets, up 1 percent; and hot rolled sheets, down 4 percent.


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