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US flat steel products imports fall 16% in December

January 10, 2018

Based on reported import licenses, US flat steel products imports dropped 16% from 802,000 short tons in November to 677,000 tons in December. 2017 flat products imports for the full calendar year were 4% lower than in 2016. However, comparing 2017 imports to 2016 imports by product category, cut plate imports fell 35% and hot […]

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November world crude steel production 136.3M tonnes

December 22, 2017

Worldsteel published November’s world crude steel production on December 20th. World crude steel output was 136.3 million metric tonnes, 3.7% higher than in November 2016. World production for the first eleven months of 2017 was 5.2% higher than in the same period last year. China accounted for 49% of world output in November with production […]

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September world crude steel production 141.4M tonnes

October 24, 2017

Worldsteel published September’s world crude steel production yesterday. World crude steel output was 141.4 million metric tonnes, 5.6% higher than in September 2016. World production for the first nine months of 2017 was 5.3% higher than in the same period last year. China accounted for 51% of world output in September with production of 71.8 […]

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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 long steel products imports rise 13% in May

June 20, 2017

Based on reported import licenses, US long steel products imports rose 13% from 407,000 short tons in April to 458,000 tons in May. Long products imports for the first five months of 2017 were 5% higher than in the same period last year, led by a 14% increase in wire rod imports and despite a […]

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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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