TITLE

Steel Imports Jump Significantly in March

PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Metal Center News;Jun2006, Vol. 46 Issue 7, p96
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the persistent rise of steel imports in response to strong customer demand in virtually all market segments. The steel imports on March 2006 were 3.89 million tons a 6.5 percent increase compared to 3.65 million tons in February 2006 according to the preliminary steel import data from the U.S. Department of Commerce. According AISI President Dave Phelps, the imports were ordered near the end of 2005 which was then the price differential between U.S. and international markets was the highest.
ACCESSION #
21400899

 

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