U.S. Steel Special Bar Quality Final Imports

September 19th, 2018|Comments Off on U.S. Steel Special Bar Quality Final Imports

SBQ final imports to the U.S. were down 13.6% in 2018, year on year (y/y), totaling 281,667 tons YTD ending July 2018. July 2018 SBQ final imports came in at tons, 39,042 or 3.6% lower [...]

U.S. Steel Beam Imports

September 18th, 2018|Comments Off on U.S. Steel Beam Imports

Beam final imports to the U.S. were down 17.4% in 2018, year on year (y/y), totaling 284,039 tons YTD ending July 2018. July 2018 Beam final imports came in at 41,549 tons, significantly higher than [...]

U.S. Reinforcing Steel Final Imports

September 18th, 2018|Comments Off on U.S. Reinforcing Steel Final Imports

Rebar final imports to the U.S. were down 31.5% in 2018, year on year (y/y), totaling 811,809 tons YTD ending July 2018. July 2018 Rebar final imports came in at 150,874 tons, significantly higher than [...]

Global Crude Steel Production and Capacity Utilization

July 24th, 2018|Comments Off on Global Crude Steel Production and Capacity Utilization

Worldsteel Association (WSA) reports that global crude steel production totaled 151.4 million tonnes (Mt) at a capacity utilization rate, (CUR) of 78.5% in June. On a year on year, (y/y) comparison, global crude steel production [...]

U.S. Service Center Shipments

June 22nd, 2018|Comments Off on U.S. Service Center Shipments

On a three month moving average, (3MMA) basis, May total carbon steel shipments averaged 113,166 tons per day, climbing 4.9% year on year, (y/y). Bar and Shapes and Plate shipments led the advance, both recording [...]

­­U.S. Steel Capacity Utilization

June 11th, 2018|Comments Off on ­­U.S. Steel Capacity Utilization

The total tonnage for the week ending June 9th was 1,753 million tons, (Mt) at a capacity utilization rate of 74.8%. For the first 23 weeks of 2018, total tonnage output was 40,567 Mt, at [...]

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