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OCTOBER STEEL SHIPMENTS UP 6.0 PERCENT FROM OCTOBER 2017

Thursday, December 27, 2018  
Posted by: Lura Bobbitt
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OCTOBER STEEL SHIPMENTS UP 6.0 PERCENT FROM OCTOBER 2017
YTD Shipments Increase by 4.6 Percent Year-over-Year

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that for the month of October 2018, U.S. steel mills shipped 8,174,754 net tons, a 4.6 percent increase from the 7,811,745 net tons shipped in the previous month, September 2018, and a 6.0 percent increase from the 7,710,777 net tons shipped in October 2017.  Shipments year-to-date in 2018 are 79,643,381 net tons, a 4.6 percent increase vs. 2017 shipments of 76,138,524 net tons for 10 months. 
A comparison of October shipments to the previous month of September shows the following changes: cold rolled sheets, up 7 percent, hot dipped galvanized sheets and strip, up 4 percent, and hot rolled sheets, no change.

 

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