January Steel Shipments Down 2.7 Percent From December; Down 1.7 Percent from Prior Year

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For Immediate Release
March 9, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that for the month of January 2015, U.S. steel mills shipped 7,762,742  net tons, a 2.7 percent decrease from the 7,978,310  net tons shipped in the previous month, December 2014, and a 1.7 percent decrease from the 7,895,293 net tons shipped in January 2014. 

A comparison of January 2015 shipments to the previous month of December 2014 shows the following changes:  cold rolled sheets, up 2.0 percent, hot dipped galvanized sheets, down 6.0 percent and hot rolled sheets, down 10 percent.

AISI serves as the voice of the North American steel industry in the public policy arena and advances the case for steel in the marketplace as the preferred material of choice.  AISI also plays a lead role in the development and application of new steels and steelmaking technology.  AISI is comprised of 19 member companies, including integrated and electric furnace steelmakers, and approximately 125 associate members who are suppliers to or customers of the steel industry.  For more news about steel and its applications, view AISI’s website at www.steel.org.

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Contact: Lisa Harrison
202.452.7115 / lharrison@steel.org

 

AISI serves as the voice of the North American steel industry in the public policy arena and advances the case for steel in the marketplace as the preferred material of choice. AISI also plays a lead role in the development and application of new steels and steelmaking technology. AISI is comprised of 19 member companies, including integrated and electric furnace steelmakers, and approximately 125 associate members who are suppliers to or customers of the steel industry. For more news about steel and its applications, view AISI's website at www.steel.org.