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US flat steel products imports fall 11% in November

December 6, 2017

Based on reported import licenses, US flat steel products imports dropped 11% from 897,000 short tons in October to 799,000 tons in November. Flat products imports for the first eleven months of 2017 were 3% lower than in the first eleven months of 2016. However, comparing January to November 2017 to the same period in […]

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Chinese crude steel production 72.4M tonnes in October

November 24, 2017

Worldsteel reported Chinese crude steel production at 72.4 million metric tonnes in October, 6.1% higher than in October 2016. Chinese crude output over the first ten months of 2017 was 5.6% higher than in the same period last year. Chinese net finished steel exports (export minus imports) in October were 4.0 million tonnes, 39.1% lower […]

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October world crude steel production 145.3M tonnes

November 23, 2017

Worldsteel published October’s world crude steel production yesterday. World crude steel output was 145.3 million metric tonnes, 5.9% higher than in October 2016. World production for the first ten months of 2017 was 5.3% higher than in the same period last year. China accounted for half of world output in October with production of 72.4 […]

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US long steel products imports unchanged in October at 326k tons

November 21, 2017

Based on reported import licenses, US long products imports showed little change between September and October, falling 1% from 329,000 short tons in September to 326,000 tons in October. Licenses indicate lower rebar imports in October due to declining volumes from Spain, Italy and Brazil, and despite higher rebar imports from Turkey. The decline in […]

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ArcelorMittal Q3 financial results

November 10, 2017

ArcelorMittal posted Q3 earnings today and the results have been added to the graph and spreadsheet below. The company’s EBITDA per ton dropped slightly to $80 in the quarter from $91 in Q2.

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Q3 financial results released by 9 companies

November 9, 2017

Sorry for the delay in getting this post out. Nine companies we follow have released Q3 2017 financial results. Most of the mills reported EBITDA per ton that was similar to or lower than was reported in Q2 of this year. The lowest EBITDA per ton was reported by CMC, $25, and the highest was […]

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