July Steel Shipments Down 3.6 Percent from June


 

For Immediate Release
September 9, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that for the month of July 2016, U.S. steel mills shipped 7,352,698 net tons, a 3.6 percent decrease from the 7,628,953 net tons shipped in the previous month, June 2016, and a 3.2 percent decrease from the 7,591,897 net tons shipped in July 2015. Shipments year-to-date in 2016 are 51,491,101 net tons, a 0.2 percent decrease vs. 2015 shipments of 51,572,190 net tons for seven months.

A comparison of July 2016 shipments to the previous month shows the following changes: cold rolled sheets, down 5 percent; hot rolled sheets, down 5 percent and hot dipped galvanized sheets and strip, down 8 percent.

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Contact: Lisa Harrison
202.452.7115 / lharrison@steel.org

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