Nov. 9, 2016

Red Metal Shipments Increase in September

Service center shipments of red metal products increased in September, compared with the same month in 2015, reports the Copper and Brass Servicenter Association, Overland Park, Kan. Total warehouse shipments increased 2.4 percent to 19.4 million pounds. Total copper shipments increased 3.6 percent to 9.7 million pounds, while alloy shipments increased 1.3 percent to 9.6 million pounds.

Compared with the prior month, copper shipments increased 1.4 percent, while alloy shipments declined 4.8 percent. Total shipments dipped 1.8 percent compared with August.

For the year to date, total warehouse shipments declined 4.2 percent to 178.6 million pounds. Copper shipments declined 3.6 percent to 91.7 million pounds, while alloy shipments of 86.8 million pounds were down 4.8 percent through the first three quarters.

Among product categories, the biggest year-over-year gains were seen in copper strip and sheet, which increased 6.1 percent to 42.4 million pounds, and 200 series strip and sheet, which climbed 3.3 percent to 35.3 million pounds. Copper rod and bar shipments declined 10.5 percent to 42.6 million pounds, while 300 series rod and bar dropped by 10.7 percent to 34.7 million pounds.


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