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Red Metal Shipments Down 6.5% in September

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Service center shipments of red metal products were down 6.5 percent in September over the year-ago month, reports the Copper and Brass Servicenter Association.

Total copper shipments in September increased 1.1 percent year over year to 10.4 million pounds, while alloy shipments decreased by 14.6 percent to 8.2 million pounds.

Through nine months, shipments of copper and alloy products increased 8.2 percent to 187.3 million pounds.

Copper shipments through September were up 11.2 percent to 97.7 million pounds, while alloy shipments were up 5.1 percent to 89.6 million pounds.