Steel Imports Jump Significantly in March

June 2006
Metal Center News;Jun2006, Vol. 46 Issue 7, p96
Trade Publication
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.


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