Davis Index: Market Intelligence for the Global Metals and Recycled Materials Markets

US shipments decreased by 3.2pc in October to around 7.9mn mt from 8.7mn mt during the same period last year according to the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) data. Steel shipments to US mills increased by 1.9pc from 7.7mn mt in September 2019. Shipments to US mills increased by 1.1pc to around 80.4mn mt in the 10 months ended October 2019, compared with 79.6mn mt during the same period last year.


Compared with the prior month, October shipments for hot dipped galvanized sheets and strip increased by 3pc, cold rolled sheets increased by 2pc, and shipments for hot rolled sheets remained unchanged.





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