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US long steel products imports drop 18% in August

September 17, 2017

Based on reported import licenses, US long steel products imports fell 18% from 429,000 short tons in July to 351,000 tons in August. Long products imports for the first eight months of 2017 were 4% lower than in the same period last year, driven by a 22% drop in rebar imports. The decline in imports […]

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July world crude steel production 143.2M tonnes

August 26, 2017

Worldsteel published July’s world crude steel production on August 24th. World crude steel output was 143.2 million metric tonnes, 6.3% higher than in July 2016. World production for the first seven months of 2017 was 4.6% higher than in the same period last year. China accounted for 52% of world output in July with production […]

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June world crude steel production 141.0M tonnes

July 24, 2017

Worldsteel published June’s world crude steel production on July 20th. World crude steel output was 141.0 million metric tonnes, 3.2% higher than in June 2016. World production for the first six months of 2017 was 4.3% higher than in the same period last year. China accounted for 52% of world output in June with production […]

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US flat steel products imports down 2% in May

June 8, 2017

Based on reported import licenses, US flat steel products imports fell 2% from 887,000 short tons in April to 872,000 tons in May. Flat products imports for the first five months of 2017 were 4% lower than in the same period last year, with increases in hot dip galvanized (+26%) and cold rolled (+33%) imports, […]

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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 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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