For Immediate Release
December 9, 2016
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that for the month of October 2016, U.S. steel mills shipped 6,832,801 net tons, a 0.9 percent increase from the 6,769,312 net tons shipped in the previous month, September 2016, and a 7.3 percent decrease from the 7,369,472 net tons shipped in October 2015. Shipments year-to-date in 2016 are 72,635,819 net tons, a 1.2 percent decrease from shipments of 73,532,445 net tons in the first ten months of 2015.
A comparison of October 2016 shipments to the previous month shows the following changes: hot dipped galvanized sheets and strip, no change; cold rolled sheets, down 2 percent, and hot rolled sheets, down 4 percent.This article comes from： STEEL WORKS