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AISI: June Shipments Up 10 Percent from May

Written by Tim Triplett

U.S. steel mills shipped 6,023,524 net tons in June, a 10.3 percent increase from the 5,461,851 net tons shipped in the previous month, but a 22.0 percent decrease from the 7,718,499 net tons shipped in June 2019, reports the American Iron and Steel Institute.

Shipments year-to-date in 2020 total 41,218,207 net tons, a 14.5 percent decrease versus 2019 shipments of 48,223,245 for the first six months.

Comparing June shipments to May shows a 33 percent increase for hot-dipped galvanized sheet and strip, a 14 percent increase for cold rolled sheet and a 12 percent increase for hot rolled shipments.

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