December Steel Shipments Up 4.5 Percent from November

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For Immediate Release
February 10, 2015

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 December 2014, U.S. steel mills shipped 7,978,310  net tons, a 4.5 percent increase from the 7,638,086 net tons shipped in the previous month, November 2014, and a 4.5 percent increase from the 7,632,629 net tons shipped in December 2013.  Full year shipments in 2014 are 98,248,666 net tons, a 3.0 percent increase vs. 2013 full year shipments of 95,423,417

 A comparison of December shipments to the previous month of November shows the following changes:  hot rolled sheets, up 7.0 percent, hot dipped galvanized sheets, up 5.0 percent and cold rolled sheets, up 1.0 percent.

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