May Steel Shipments Up 1.2 Percent From April

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For Immediate Release
July 10, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that for the month of May 2015, U.S. steel mills shipped 7,175,211 net tons, a 1.2 percent increase from the 7,087,864 net tons shipped in the previous month, April 2015, and a 14.6 percent decrease from the 8,398,976 net tons shipped in May 2014. Shipments year-to-date in 2015 are 36,222,206 net tons, a 10.5 percent decrease vs. 2014 shipments of 40,485,323 net tons for five months.

A comparison of May shipments to the previous month of April shows the following changes: hot rolled sheets, up 4 percent, hot dipped galvanized sheets and strip, up 1 percent and cold rolled sheets, up 0.3 percent.


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