June Steel Shipments Down 1.3 Percent From May, Up 6.2 Percent From Prior Year

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For Immediate Release
August 11, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that for the month of June 2014, U.S. steel mills shipped 8,291,823 net tons, a 1.3 percent decrease from the 8,398,976 net tons shipped in the previous month, May 2014, and a 6.2 percent increase from the 7,806,319 net tons shipped in June 2013. Shipments year-to-date in 2014 are 48,777,146 net tons, a 2.9 percent increase vs. 2013 shipments of 47,401,474 net tons for six months.

A comparison of June shipments to the previous month of May shows the following changes: hot dipped galvanized sheets and strip, up 0.1 percent, hot rolled sheet, down 2 percent and cold rolled sheet, down 4 percent.

Contact: Lisa Harrison
202.452.7115 / lharrison@steel.org

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