Steel industry news

North American steel is greener than Chinese steel, says AISI

Published: December 05, 2018 by Matthew Moggridge

Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the production of Chinese steel are substantially greater than emissions from production of comparable steel in North America, according to a series of reports released by the Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), a business unit of the American Iron…

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USMCA an improvement on NAFTA, says AISI

Published: November 30, 2018 by Matthew Moggridge

The leaders of the USA, Canada and Mexico signed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) today at the G-20 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.


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US October steel imports up 44.2%, says AISI

Published: November 28, 2018 by Matthew Moggridge

The USA imported 3.26Mt (net tons) of steel in October, including 1.99Mt (net tons) of finished steel, according to figures released by the American Iron and Steel Institute. These figures represent an increase of 44.2% and 6.7% respectively when compared with September figures.  

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