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Service Center Shipments Decline in June

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Steel shipments in June decreased for the eighth consecutive month in the U.S. and for the 11th consecutive month in Canada, reports the Metals Service Center Institute, Rolling Meadows, Ill. Aluminum shipments were also down in both countries.

U.S. service center steel shipments decreased 11.4 percent from June 2018. Shipments of aluminum products decreased 1.5 percent from the same month last year.

Canadian center steel shipments in June declined 7.1 percent from June 2018.  Shipments of aluminum products decreased 5.9 percent from the same month last year.