TITLE

AISI: April Shipments Show 57 Percent Decline

PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
Metal Center News;Jul2009, Vol. 49 Issue 8, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the decrease in shipments of steel in the U.S. in April 2009. According to the American Iron and Steel Institute Inc. (AISI), shipments were off by 2.3 percent from the 4.1 million net tons shipped in March 2009. It mentions that a comparison of shipments shows that the changes within the major market classifications include, service centers and distributors down by 56.2 percent, automotive by 55.4 percent and construction and contractor's products by 55.0 percent.
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43478266

 

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