Chesterton Tribune



US steel mill shipments down 3 3 percent in July

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The American Iron and Steel Institute is reporting that in July U.S. steel mills shipped 7,480,241 net tons, a 3.3 percent decrease from June but a 1.7 percent increase over the year-ago period.

Shipments in the year-to-date total 52,939,327 net tons, a 2.8 percent increase over the first seven months of 2016.

Month-over-month changes in shipments: hot dipped galvanized sheets and strip, down 3 percent; cold rolled sheets, down 4 percent; and hot rolled sheets, down 6 percent.


Posted 9/12/2017




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