August Steel Shipments up 4.4 percent from July 2019
October 16, 2019
The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that for the month of August 2019, U.S. steel mills shipped 8,472,088 net tons, a 4.4 percent increase from the 8,115,103 net tons shipped in the previous month, July 2019, and a 0.4 percent increase from the 8,441,597 net tons shipped in August 2018. Shipments year-to-date in 2019 are 64,810,436 net tons, a 1.8 percent increase vs. 2018 shipments of 63,656,882 net tons for eight months.
Source: Iron and Steel Institute