October 2019

U.S. Fabricated Beams Final Imports

2019-10-09T21:10:22+00:00

Fabricated Beam final imports to the U.S. were down 25% YoY, and up 11% MoM in July 2019, coming in at 39,655 tons. There are four HTS codes considered in this report. These include: Bridge/Bridge Section, Fabricated Structural – Other, Fabricated Beams and Fabricated Beams – Other. Sixty-five percent of the volume is classified as [...]

U.S. Fabricated Beams Final Imports2019-10-09T21:10:22+00:00

Oil and Gas Rotary Rig Counts:

2019-10-03T20:06:47+00:00

The total number of operating rigs in the U.S. the week as of September 27th was 713 oil and 146 gas (totaling 860). In percentage terms, on a month on month, (m/m) basis, oil rigs were down 3.9% and gas down 9.9%. On a year on year, (y/y) comparison, rigs were down 17.4% for oil [...]

Oil and Gas Rotary Rig Counts:2019-10-03T20:06:47+00:00

September 2019

U.S. Steel Capacity Utilization

2019-09-17T18:17:47+00:00

The total tonnage for the week ending September 14th was 1,811 million tons, (Mt) at a capacity utilization rate of 77.9%. The year to date tonnage output is 69,983 Mt, at an average capacity utilization rate of 81.1%. In 2018, the same output total was 64,240 Mt at 76.3%. ­­Figure 1 shows production on the [...]

U.S. Steel Capacity Utilization2019-09-17T18:17:47+00:00

August 2019

Oil and Gas Rotary Rig Counts

2019-08-20T18:00:36+00:00

The total number of operating rigs in the U.S. the week as of August 16th was 770 oil and 165 gas (totaling 935). In percentage terms, on a month on month, (m/m) basis, oil rigs were down 1.2% and gas down 5.2%. On a year on year, (y/y) comparison, rigs were down 11.4% for oil [...]

Oil and Gas Rotary Rig Counts2019-08-20T18:00:36+00:00

U.S. Steel Merchant Final Imports

2019-08-20T20:02:23+00:00

Merchant final imports to the U.S. came in at 23,302 tons in June 2019, down 8.0% month over month (MoM), and up 9.5% year over year (YoY) Figure 1 further breaks down total final merchant imports from January 2018 – June 2019. When comparing year to date figures from 2018 and 2019. Figure 1 also [...]

U.S. Steel Merchant Final Imports2019-08-20T20:02:23+00:00

U.S. Steel Beam Final Imports

2019-08-20T20:01:40+00:00

Beam final imports came in at 33,412 tons for June 2019, down 43% Mom and up significantly YoY (120%. These include: Angles, Shapes and H Sections, Angles, Shapes and I Sections, Angles H Sections Iron and Non-Alloy Steel Hot-rolled, and Other H Sections. Figure 1 further breaks down total final beam imports from January 2018 – [...]

U.S. Steel Beam Final Imports2019-08-20T20:01:40+00:00

U.S. Steel Rebar Final Imports

2019-08-20T20:01:56+00:00

Rebar final imports to the U.S. were down 20% YoY, and down 5.4% MoM in March 2019, coming in at 100,866 tons. The top five account for 64% of the total intake. These include: concrete reinforcing bars and rods of iron or non-alloy steel, in irregularly wound coils hot-rolled, concrete reinforcing bars and rods of other [...]

U.S. Steel Rebar Final Imports2019-08-20T20:01:56+00:00

Construction Put-in-Place, (CPIP)

2019-08-20T20:09:42+00:00

Total U.S. construction spending continued to perform well in June 2019, especially in the state and local sector. Census Bureau non-seasonally adjusted (NSA), constant dollar CPIP data showed that June’s twelve month total, (12MT) construction expenditures grew by 3.3% year on year (y/y), to $1305.9 billion (B). On a 12MT basis, private expenditures advanced 1.4% [...]

Construction Put-in-Place, (CPIP)2019-08-20T20:09:42+00:00

July 2019

Advanced Durable Goods Orders

2019-07-17T17:15:42+00:00

The U.S. Census Bureau reported that; new orders for durable goods orders decreased by 1.3% month on month, (m/m) in May, following the 2.8% decrease in April. The always-volatile nondefense aircraft orders, decreasing 28.2% m/m and 39.4% y/y influenced this trend significantly. The Advance Report on Durable Goods (DG), provides statistics on manufacturers' value of [...]

Advanced Durable Goods Orders2019-07-17T17:15:42+00:00