U.S. Steel Shipments Up 5.8% in January
By Metal Center News Staff
on Mar 11, 2019
U.S. steel mills shipped 8.1 million net tons of steel in January, reported the American Iron and Steel Institute, Washington. Steel shipments for the month increased 3.5 percent from December and 5.8 percent over January 2018.
Shipments of cold-rolled sheets rose 7 percent month over month, shipments of hot-dipped galvanized sheet and strip increased 5 percent, and shipments of hot-rolled sheets increased 3 percent.