July Steel Shipments Down 2.1 Percent From June

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For Immediate Release
September 10, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that for the month of July 2015, U.S. steel mills shipped 7,591,897 net tons, a 2.1 percent decrease from the 7,758,087 net tons shipped in the previous month, June 2015, and a 10.6 percent decrease from the 8,492,744 net tons shipped in July 2014. Shipments year-to-date in 2015 are 51,572,190 net tons, a 9.9 percent decrease vs. 2014 shipments of 57,269,890 net tons for seven months.

A comparison of July shipments to the previous month of June shows the following changes: cold rolled sheets, down 1 percent, hot rolled sheets, down 4 percent and hot dipped galvanized sheets and strip, down 5 percent.

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Contact: Lisa Harrison
202.452.7115 / lharrison@steel.org

 

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