Feb. 15, 2017
 
Brass Mill Imports, Exports Decline in 2016

Both U.S. imports and exports of brass mill products declined in 2016 compared with the previous year, reports the Copper and Brass Fabricators Council in Washington. Full-year imports declined by 6 percent to 456.4 million pounds, while exports dipped 1.2 percent to 244.1 million pounds.

In December, imports and exports both increased. Red metal imports totaled 35.4 million pounds, an increase of 6.3 percent, while exports increased 5.6 percent to 16.6 million pounds.

Mexico was the leading destination for U.S. exports of brass mill products in December at 7.2 million pounds, followed by Canada at 4.4 million pounds, China at 1.6 million pounds, South Korea at 878,467 pounds, and Germany at 482,245 pounds.

Imports from Germany in December totaled 9.8 million pounds, followed by South Korea at 3.1 million pounds, Mexico at 3.1 million pounds, Vietnam at 3.0 million pounds, and Canada at 2.7 million pounds.

Imports of all sheet, strip, plate and foil products totaled 13.5 million pounds, while exports of those products totaled 7.3 million pounds. Imports of all pipe and tube products totaled 12.0 million pounds, while pipe and tube exports totaled 2.7 million pounds. Imports of all profiles, rods and bars totaled 7.2 million pounds, while exports totaled 5.5 million pounds.

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