November Steel Shipments Down 1.6 Percent from October


 

For Immediate Release
January 10, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that for the month of November 2016, U.S. steel mills shipped 6,724,277 net tons, a 1.6 percent decrease from the 6,832,801 net tons shipped in the previous month, October 2016, and a 4.1 percent increase from the 6,457,870 net tons shipped in November 2015. Shipments year-to-date in 2016 are 79,360,096 net tons, a 0.8 percent decrease from shipments of 79,990,315 net tons in the first eleven months of 2015.

A comparison of November 2016 shipments to the previous month shows the following changes: hot rolled sheet, up 5 percent; hot dipped galvanized sheet and strip, down 6 percent, and cold rolled sheets, down 6 percent.

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Contact: Lisa Harrison
202.452.7115 / lharrison@steel.org

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