According to export data from the US Department of Commerce, US exports of cold finished bar totaled 7,911 mt in February 2020, down 4.0 percent from January but up 6.8 percent from February 2019 levels. By value, cold finished bar exports totaled $17.5 million in February, compared to $19.4 million in the previous month and $18.1 million the same month last year.
The US shipped the most cold finished bar to Mexico in February with 3,722 mt, compared to 3,721 mt in January and 3,286 mt in February 2019. Other top destinations included Canada, with 3,309 mt. There were no other significant destinations (1,000 mt or more) for US cold finished bar exports in February.