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Service Center Shipment Growth Slowing

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Growth in metal shipments from service centers continued to slow in North America, the Metals Service Center Institute reported in its latest Metals Activity Report. Canadian steel shipments actually declined in September.

In the U.S., steel shipments increased 1.8 percent compared with the same month in 2020. Aluminum shipments were up 8.2 percent compared with the prior year.

Canadian steel shipments declined 7.4 percent compared with September 2020. Aluminum shipments from Canadian service centers increased 7.4 percent compared with the same month last year.