The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported that for the month of April 2021, U.S. steel mills shipped 7,845,008 net tons, a 39.5 percent increase from the 5,623,229 net tons shipped in April 2020. Shipments were down 1.3 percent from the 7,950,431 net tons shipped in the previous month, March 2021. Shipments year-to-date in 2021 are 29,951,322 net tons, an 0.7 percent increase vs. 2020 shipments of 29,732,832 for four months.
A comparison of shipments year-to-date in 2021 to the first four months of 2020 shows the following changes: hot dipped galvanized sheet, up 11 percent, cold rolled sheet, up 3 percent, and hot rolled sheet, down 2 percent.
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