January Steel Shipments Up 3.4 Percent From December, Down 3.8 Percent From Prior Year

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For Immediate Release
March 10, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that for the month of January 2014, U.S. steel mills shipped 7,895,293 net tons, a 3.4 percent increase from the 7,632,629 net tons shipped in the previous month, December 2013, and a 3.8 percent decrease from the 8,210,726 net tons shipped in January 2013.

A comparison of January shipments to the previous month of December shows the following changes: hot dipped galvanized sheets and strip, up 6.0 percent, cold rolled sheet, up 2.0 percent and hot rolled sheet, down 3.0 percent.

Contact: Lisa Harrison
202.452.7115 / lharrison@steel.org

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