US Raw Steel Production Plummets to 1,628,000 Net Tons


According to the latest figures from the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), United States domestic raw steel production plummeted by 12.8% to 1,628,000 net tons on March 28, while the capability utilization rate was 68.9 percent.

According to AISI, production was 1,868,000 net tons on March 28, 2014, while the capability utilization was 77.7 percent.

On March 28, 2015, the production downs 0.7 percent compared with the previous week when the production was 1,639,000 net tons and the rate of capability utilization was 69.3 percent.

The production till March 28, 2015 was 21,545,000 net tons, at a capability utilization rate of 73.3 percent, which downs 5.7 percent from the 22,848,000 net tons during the same period last year, when the capability utilization rate was 77.1 percent.