September Steel Shipments up 3.9%
Nov 24, 2009
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For the month of September 2009, U.S. steel mills shipped 5,793,000 net tons, a 3.9% increase from the 5,570,000 net tons shipped in the previous month, August 2009, and a 26.9% decrease from the 7,920,000 net tons shipped in September 2008, said the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI).

A month-to-month comparison of shipments shows the following changes: hot dipped galvanized sheet and strip, up 24%; hot rolled sheet, up 8%; and cold rolled sheet, up 1%.

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