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April world crude steel production 142.1 million tonnes

May 24, 2017

Worldsteel published April’s world crude steel production yesterday. World crude steel output was 142.1 million metric tonnes, 5.0% higher than in April 2016. World production for the first four months of 2017 was 5.1% higher than in the same period last year. China accounted for 51% of world output in April with production of 72.8 […]

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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 steel long products imports drop 19% in February

March 20, 2017

Based on reported import licenses, US long products imports fell 19% from 454,000 short tons in January to 366,000 tons in February. Long products imports in February 2016 were 431,000 tons and in February 2015 they were 446,000 tons. The drop between January and February was mainly due to lower rebar imports from Turkey, though […]

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US long products imports up 21% in January

February 21, 2017

Based on reported import licenses, US long products imports rose 21% from 365,000 short tons in December to 441,000 tons in January. Long products imports in January 2016 were 412,000 tons and in January 2015 they were 403,000 tons. The increase between December and January was mainly due to higher rebar imports from Turkey, though […]

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September world crude steel production 132.9M tonnes

October 24, 2016

Worldsteel published September’s world crude steel production on October 20th. World crude steel output was 132.9 million metric tonnes, 2.0% higher than in September 2015. World crude steel production in the first nine months of 2016 was 0.4% lower than in the same period last year. China accounted for 51% of world output in September […]

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