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US steel shipments down in September, up in 2017

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The American Iron and Steel Institute is reporting that U.S. steel mills in September shipped 7,559,625 net tons (NT), a 4.7-percent decrease from August but an 11.7-percent increase over the year-ago-period.

Year-to-date shipments were 68,427,747 net tons, a 4-percent increase over the first nine months of 2016.

Month-over-month shipments in September show the following changes: cold-rolled sheets, up 5 percent; hot-rolled sheets, down 9 percent; and hot-dipped galvanized sheets and strip, down 9 percent.



Posted 11/10/2017




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