September Steel Shipments Down 4.7 Percent from August

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For Immediate Release
November 9, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that for the month of September 2015, U.S. steel mills shipped 7,120,663 net tons, a 4.7 percent decrease from the 7,470,120 net tons shipped in the previous month, August 2015, and a 15.0 percent decrease from the 8,372,929 net tons shipped in September 2014. Shipments year-to-date in 2015 are 66,162,973 net tons, a 10.7 percent decrease vs. 2014 shipments of 74,123,773 net tons for nine months.

A comparison of September shipments to the previous month of August shows the following changes: cold rolled sheet, down 7 percent, hot dipped galvanized sheets and strip, down 8 percent and hot rolled sheets, down 10 percent.

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Contact: Lisa Harrison
202.452.7115 / lharrison@steel.org

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