US Steel Shipments In August Up 6.5% YoY – AISI

- Oct 12, 2018-

The American Iron and Steel Institute reported that for the month of August 2018, U.S. steel mills shipped 8,441,597 net tons, a 6.7 percent increase from the 7,911,228 net tons shipped in the previous month, July 2018, and a 6.5 percent increase from the 7,928,795 net tons shipped in August 2017. Shipments year-to-date in 2018 are 63,656,882 net tons, a 4.6 percent increase vs. 2017 shipments of 60,868,122 net tons for eight months.

A comparison of August shipments to the previous month of July shows the following changes: hot dipped galvanized sheets and strip, up 11 percent, hot rolled sheets, up 3 percent, and cold rolled sheets, up 3 percent.

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