US Steel mill shipments up 5.1% in July


WASHINGTON (Scrap Register): U.S. steel mills shipped 8,115,103 net tons in July 2019, a 5.1 percent increase from the 7,718,499 net tons shipped in the previous month, June 2019, and a 2.6 percent increase from the 7,911,228 net tons shipped in July 2018, according to latest data from the the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI).

Shipments year-to-date in 2019 are 56,338,348 net tons, a 2.0 percent increase vs. 2018 shipments of 55,215,285 net tons for seven months.

A comparison of July shipments to the previous month of June shows the following changes: cold rolled sheets, up 9 percent, hot rolled sheets, up 6 percent, and hot dipped galvanized sheets and strip, no change.

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