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US flat steel products imports rise 4% in October

November 8, 2017

Based on reported import licenses, US flat steel products imports rose 4% from 834,000 short tons in September to 866,000 tons in October. Flat products imports for the first ten months of 2017 were 2% lower than in the first ten months of 2016. However, comparing the first ten months of 2017 to 2016 by […]

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August world crude steel production 143.6M tonnes

September 24, 2017

Worldsteel published August’s world crude steel production on September 21st. World crude steel output was 143.6 million metric tonnes, 6.3% higher than in August 2016. World production for the first eight months of 2017 was 4.9% higher than in the same period last year. China accounted for 52% of world output in August with production […]

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March world crude steel production 145.0M tonnes

April 26, 2017

Worldsteel published March’s world crude steel production on April 24th. World crude steel output was 145.0 million metric tonnes, 4.6% higher than in March 2016. World production in the first quarter of 2017 was 5.6% higher than in the same period last year. China accounted for half of world output in March with production of […]

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US steel long products imports rise 39% in March

April 19, 2017

Based on reported import licenses, US long products imports rose 39% from 392,000 short tons in February to 546,000 tons in March. Long products imports for the first three months of 2017 were 3% higher than in the same period last year with rebar increasing the most (10%) and parallel flange sections showing the largest […]

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US flat steel products imports rise 7% in March

April 6, 2017

Based on reported import licenses, US flat products imports rose 7% from 719,000 short tons in February to 772,000 tons in March. Flat products imports for the first three months of 2017 were 10% lower than in the same period last year with cut plate and hot roll imports falling significantly (by 53% and 38% […]

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US flat steel products imports drop 15% in February

March 8, 2017

Based on reported import licenses, US flat products imports fell 15% from 878,000 short tons in January to 744,000 tons in February. Flat products imports in February 2016 were 860,000 tons and in February 2015 they were 1,254,000 tons. Imports of all flat products categories fell between January and February, though the largest declines came […]

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