[Ferro-Alloys.com] The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that for the month of August 2019, U.S. steel mills shipped 8,472,088 net tons, a 4.4 percent increase from the 8,115,103 net tons shipped in the previous month, July 2019, and a 0.4 percent increase from the 8,441,597 net tons shipped in August 2018. Shipments year-to-date in 2019 are 64,810,436 net tons, a 1.8 percent increase vs. 2018 shipments of 63,656,882 net tons for eight months.
A comparison of August shipments to the previous month of July shows the following changes: hot rolled sheets, up 10 percent, hot dipped galvanized sheets and strip, up 7 percent and cold rolled sheets, up 3 percent. (AISI)
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