June Steel Shipments Up 8.1 Percent From May

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For Immediate Release
August 12, 2015

WASHINGTON D.C. - The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that for the month of June 2015, U.S. steel mills shipped 7,758,087 net tons, a 8.1 percent increase from the 7,175,211 net tons shipped in the previous month, May 2015, and a 6.4 percent decrease from the 8,291,823 net tons shipped in June 2014. Shipments year-to-date in 2015 are 43,980,293 net tons, a 9.8 percent decrease vs. 2014 shipments of 48,777,146 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 14 percent, hot rolled sheet, up 12 percent and cold rolled sheets, up 9 percent.

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Contact: Lisa Harrison
202.452.7115 / lharrison@steel.org

 

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