September Steel Shipments Down 1.3 Percent From August

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For Immediate Release
November 7, 2014

Contact: Lisa Harrison
202.452.7115 / lharrison@steel.org

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that for the month of September 2014, U.S. steel mills shipped 8,372,929 net tons, a 1.3 percent decrease from the 8,480,954 net tons shipped in the previous month, August 2014, and a 6.3 percent increase from the 7,879,747 net tons shipped in September 2013. Shipments year-to-date in 2014 are 74,123,773 net tons, a 3.1 percent increase vs. 2013 shipments of 71,898,807 net tons for nine months. 

A comparison of September shipments to the previous month of August shows the following changes: hot dipped galvanized sheets and strip, up 5.0 percent, hot rolled sheets, down 1.0 percent and cold rolled sheet, down 3.0 percent.

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