Foreign Steel Imports: SMU Opinion - Items at Risk

Thursday, April 20, 2017 7:45 PM Written by 
Published in Imports

The U.S. Department of Commerce released the latest update on foreign steel import license request on Tuesday evening. The data suggest that April will be similar to that of March where license data is at 3.5 million net tons. Both March and the April trend a well above both the 12 month and 3 month moving averages and have to be quite disturbing to the domestic steel industry.

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