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

2015-07-16

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.