US November steel shipments up by 10.3pct
The American Iron and Steel Institute reported today that for the month of November 2017. For the month of November 2017, US steel mills shipped 7,419,946 net tons, a 3.8 % decrease from the 7,710,777 net tons shipped in the previous month, October 2017, and a 10.3 % increase from the 6,724,277 net tons shipped in November 2016. Shipments year-to-date in 2017 are 83,558,470 net tons, a 5.3 % increase vs. 2016 shipments of 79,360,096 net tons for eleven months.
A comparison of November shipments to the previous month of October shows the following changes: cold rolled sheets, up 1 %, hot rolled sheets, down 3 % and hot dipped galvanized sheets and strip, down 4 %.
Source : Strategic Research Institute SteelGuru