In June 2014 US steel mills shipped 8.2Mt (net tons), down 1.3% from May 2014 when the figure was 8.3Mt (net tons), according to figures released by the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI). The June 2014 figure was,however, an increase of 6.2% on June 2013 when US mills shipped 7.8Mt (net tons). Year-to-date shipments in 2014 stand at 48.7Mt (net tons), a 2.9% increase over the 2013 figure of 47.4 (net tons) for H1 2013.

According to the AISI, a comparison of June shipments to the previous month of May shows the following changes: hot dipped galvanised sheets and strip, up 0.%, hot rolled sheet, down 2% and cold rolled sheet, down 4%.