US Steel Shipments Increase 5% Month-on-month in March


According to the latest figures by American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), United States steel shipments rose in March.

As to AISI, US steel mills shipped 7,270,793 net tons, 5% increase from the 6,925,596 net tons in February and 12.8% decrease from the 8,337,578 net tons in March 2014.

Shipments year-to-date in 2015 are 21,959,131 net tons, a 7.9 percent decrease compared to 2014 shipments of 23,851,251 net tons of three months.

The shipment comparison of March and February shows the following changes: cold rolled sheets, up 10 percent, hot dipped galvanized sheets and strip, 8 percent, and hot rolled, 5 percent.