December 2016

US Gross Domestic Product by Region and by State Q2 2016

2017-01-17T16:01:11+00:00

The Bureau of Economic Analysis, (BEA) introduced a new data set for GDP by state and region in 2014 and back dated it to Q1 2005. Last week the data was updated through Q2 2016. Even though we might consider this to be historically “old” we think it’s worth reporting because it is a foundation [...]

US Gross Domestic Product by Region and by State Q2 20162017-01-17T16:01:11+00:00

Global Scrap Trade through Q2 2016

2017-01-19T16:41:50+00:00

This data is not very current because some nations are slow to report but we still believe it gives a valuable perspective of global trends and is the foundation of where we are today. In this analysis we have excluded scrap that was traded within the EU from the global total. Figure 1 shows the [...]

Global Scrap Trade through Q2 20162017-01-19T16:41:50+00:00

Long Product Supply and Mill Shipments

2017-01-17T16:02:39+00:00

The overall long products, apparent domestic consumption (ADC = domestic shipments + imports), was down 1.0% on a 12 month y/y basis ending November, and down 5.6% growth on a 3 month y/y metric. This difference indicates a deterioration between the two periods as indicated by negative 4.6% momentum, (Table). Light shapes recorded stronger growth [...]

Long Product Supply and Mill Shipments2017-01-17T16:02:39+00:00