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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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US flat steel imports fall 11% in August

September 10, 2017

Based on reported import licenses, US flat steel products imports fell 11% from 1,044,000 short tons in July to 935,000 tons in August. Flat products imports for the first eight months of 2017 were flat compared to the same period last year. However, comparing the first eight months of 2016 to 2017 by product, cut […]

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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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US long steel products imports drop 30% in July

August 18, 2017

Based on reported import licenses, US long steel products imports fell 30% from 539,000 short tons in June to 376,000 tons in July. Long products imports for the first seven months of 2017 were 2% lower than in the same period last year, driven by a 19% decline in rebar imports but offset by a […]

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US flat steel products imports down 3% in July

August 8, 2017

Based on reported import licenses, US flat steel products imports fell 3% from 1,057,000 short tons in June to 1,028,000 tons in July. Flat products imports for the first seven months of 2017 were flat compared to the same period last year. However, comparing the first seven months of 2016 with 2017 by product, cut […]

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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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