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AIIS: Jump in Steel Imports a Sign of Strong Economy

Friday, August 25, 2017 8:16 PM Written by
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Driven by a steep drop-off in shipments from Brazil, U.S. steel imports fell 11.5 percent from June to July. Despite the monthly decline, the 3.47 million net tons of imports were still up 6.3 percent compared to July of last year, reports the American Institute for International Steel, Alexandria, Va.


AIIS Reports May 2017 Steel Imports

Wednesday, July 05, 2017 5:41 PM Written by
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The American Institute for International Steel reported a 2.4 percent climb in steel imports from April to May, about one-fifth higher than the same period a year ago.  The press release from AIIS follows:


AIIS Reports April 2017 Steel Exports

Friday, June 16, 2017 2:08 PM Written by
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The American Institute for International Steel reports that U.S. steel exports fell by almost 10 percent from March to April. The press release from AIIS follows:

Falls Church, VA. June 16, 2017. Steel exports fell by nearly one-tenth from March to April, though they remained above the April 2016 level.

The 9.6 percent monthly decline left exports at 857,582 net tons, 7.9 percent more than a year earlier.


AIIS March 2017 Steel Imports

Monday, May 01, 2017 4:32 PM Written by
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The following data is from the American Institute for International Steel (AIIS):

Falls Church, VA. May 1, 2017. Steel imports spiked by nearly a quarter in March, and were almost a third higher than they were a year earlier.

March imports increased 24.7 percent from February to 3.4 million net tons, 30.5 percent higher than the March 2016 total. Imports from each of the United States’ main trading partners grew by double digits: the European Union, by 71.4 percent to 389,000 net tons (11.8 percent higher than the previous March); Brazil, by 29.1 percent to 488,000 net tons (42.7 percent higher); South Korea, by 21.1 percent to 317,000 net tons (13.3 percent higher); Canada, by 19.5 percent to 583,000 net tons (23.2 percent higher); and Mexico, by 18.6 percent to 311,000 net tons (25.8 percent higher).


AIIS Expresses ‘Concern’ about Steel Imports Investigation

Sunday, April 23, 2017 7:22 PM Written by
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The following is a press release on US steel imports from the American Institute for International Steel (AIIS):

Falls Church, VA. April 20, 2017. AIIS President Richard Chriss said his association is “concerned about the nature and scope of this investigation,” which, he said, should not be used as a basis to shield domestic manufacturers from fair price competition.


AIIS Expresses ‘Concern’ about Steel Imports Investigation

Friday, April 21, 2017 3:19 PM Written by
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The following is a press release on US steel imports from the American Institute for International Steel (AIIS):

Falls Church, VA. April 20, 2017. AIIS President Richard Chriss said his association is “concerned about the nature and scope of this investigation,” which, he said, should not be used as a basis to shield domestic manufacturers from fair price competition.


AIIS Reports Steel Exports Up 1.1 Percent in February

Monday, April 17, 2017 9:28 PM Written by
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The following is a press release on steel exports from the American Institute for International Steel:

Falls Church, VA. April 17, 2017. Steel exports rose slightly from January to February to total 827,559 net tons.

February exports were 1.1 percent higher than in January and 6.2 percent higher than in February 2016.

Monthly exports to Mexico rose 3.1 percent to 342,318 net tons (15.8 percent higher than a year earlier), but this was offset by a 3.2 percent decrease in exports to Canada to 394,313 net tons (nearly unchanged from the previous February). Exports to the European Union spiked 61.4 percent to 30,462 net tons (almost 71 percent higher than in February 2016).


AIIS February 2017 Steel Imports

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 1:52 AM Written by
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The American Institute for International Steel reports steel imports in February were 21.3 percent higher than a year ago. AIIS cautions against U.S. protectionist policies that may hurt manufacturers who depend on global value supply chains. The press release from AIIS follows:

Falls Church, VA. March 27, 2017. Steel imports dipped 3.1 percent in February, giving back an equivalent gain in January to total 2.68 million net tons.


AIIS Data on January 2017 Steel Imports

Sunday, March 12, 2017 5:38 PM Written by
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The following is a press release from the American Institute for International Steel (AIIS):

Falls Church, VA. March 10, 2017. Steel imports started 2017 with a small increase, growing 3.1 percent from December’s total to reach 2.77 million net tons.

January’s imports were 7.4 percent higher than the January 2016 total.


AIIS December 2016 Steel Exports

Monday, February 13, 2017 3:21 PM Written by
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Steel exports from the United States to Mexico and Canada fell in December, said the American Institute for International Steel in their latest press release. AIIS says a shakeup of NAFTA and continued talk of a wall between the U.S. and Mexico may cause a trade war that could cost America jobs and increase prices for U.S. consumers. The press release from AIIS follows:

Falls Church, VA. February 13, 2017. Steel exports in December were largely unchanged from November, as well as from the end of 2015.


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