The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has reported steel shipment figures for the month of September 2020. All figures in net tons.
In September 2020, US steel mills shipped 6.66Mt, up 2% from the previous month's figure of 6.53Mt but down 14.2% on the 7.76Mt shipped in September 2019.
Shipments year-to-date in 2020 are 60.44Mt, a 16.7% decrease when compared with 2019 shipments of 72,57Mt for nine months.
A comparison of September shipments to the previous month of August shows the following changes: hot dipped galvanized sheet and strip, up 2%, cold rolled sheet, no change, and hot rolled sheet, down 1%.