US steel mill shipments up 0.2 percent in July

US steel mill shipments up 0.2 percent in July

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that for the month of July 2020, US steel mills shipped 6,035,596 net tons, a 0.2 percent increase from the 6,023,524 net tons shipped in the previous month, June 2020, and a 25.6 percent decrease from the 8,115,103 net tons shipped in July 2019.

Shipments year-to-date in 2020 are 47,253,803 net tons, a 16.1 percent decrease compared to 2019 shipments of 56,338,348 for seven months.

A comparison of July shipments to the previous month of June shows the following changes: hot dipped galvanized sheet and strip, up 4 percent; cold rolled sheet, up 2 percent; and hot rolled sheet, down 1 percent.

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