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US Raw Steel production increases to 1,684,000 net tons
Apr 26, 2016 14:54CST
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United States raw steel production increased by 2.1% year-on-year to 1,684,000 net tons in the week ended April 23, 2016 while the capability utilization rate was 72.0 percent.

UNITED STATES April 26 2016 11:06 AM    

NEW YORK (Scrap Register): United  States raw steel production increased by 2.1% year-on-year to 1,684,000 net tons  in the week ended April 23, 2016 while the capability utilization rate was 72.0  percent, as per the latest figures from the American Iron and Steel Institute  (AISI).

According to AISI, raw steel production was 1,649,000 net tons in  the week ended April 23, 2015 while the capability utilization then was 69.8  percent.

Production for the week ended April 23, 2016 is down 0.5 percent  from the previous week ended April 16, 2016 when production was 1,693,000 net  tons and the rate of capability utilization was 72.4 percent.

Adjusted  year-to-date production through April 23, 2016 was 28,213,000 net tons, at a  capability utilization rate of 70.6 percent. That is down 2.2 percent from the  28,843,000 net tons during the same period last year, when the capability  utilization rate was 71.5 percent.


United States raw steel production

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