Steel Imports, Shipments Drop Through Winter

March 2007
Metal Center News;Mar2007, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p55
Trade Publication
The article reports on the performance of the U.S. steel industry in the global market as of January 2007. According to the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), the U.S. imported 2,685,000 tons of steel in January 2007, an 11 percent decrease from the previous month, while imports of finished steel totaled 2,153,000 tons. On the other hand, the leading exporter of steel to the U.S. market was China with 510,000 net tons.


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