US Steel shipments down 1.4% in April: AISI


WASHINGTON (Scrap Register): U.S steel mills shipped 8,210,425 net tons of steel in April, rose 5.3% from the 7,798,326 net tons shipped in April 2018 but down 1.4% from the 8,327,990 net tons shipped in the previous month, according to latest data from the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI).

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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