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Steel Shipments Down Again

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Steel shipments in July decreased for the ninth consecutive month in the U.S. and for the 12th consecutive month in Canada, reports the Metals Service Center Institute, Rolling Meadows, Ill. Aluminum shipments increased slightly in both the U.S. and Canada.

U.S. service center steel shipments in July decreased 7.4 percent from the same month last year. Shipments of aluminum products increased 3.0 percent from July 2018.

Canadian center steel shipments in July declined 4 percent from the prior year. Shipments of aluminum products increased 6 percent from the same month in 2018.

 

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