Full-Year 2013 Steel Shipments Down Slightly
Feb 21, 2014
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U.S. steel mills shipped 7,632,629 net tons in December 2013, up 0.4% from 7,604,428 net tons in November 2013, according to the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI). December 2013 was up 2.0% from 7,483,120 net tons in December 2012.

Full-year 2013 shipments were 95,423,417 net tons, a 0.5% decrease vs. full-year 2012 shipments of 95,948,663 net tons.

Comparing December shipments to November 2013:
• hot rolled sheet shipments were up 9%
• cold rolled sheet shipments were up 1%
• hot dipped galvanized sheets and strip shipments were down 4%

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