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Service Center Shipments Decline in October

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Aluminum shipments from the United States were the only product to show a year-over-year increase in the Metal Service Center Institute’s monthly Metals Activity Report.

U.S. service center steel shipments in October decreased 4 percent from October 2020. Shipments of aluminum products increased 2 percent from the same month in 2020.

In Canada, steel shipments from service centers declined 12 percent in August compared with the same month last year. Shipments of aluminum products decreased 3.5 percent from October 2020.