Apr 12, 201202:42 PMBlog

Steel imports down in December

Apr 12, 2012 - 02:42 PM
Steel imports totaled $2.2 billion (1.8 million metric tons) during December, a decrease of 100,000 metric tons from the preliminary November totals of $2.4 billion (1.9 million metric tons), according to a preliminary report from the U.S. Census Bureau.

The change reflected decreases primarily in plates in coils and oil country goods and an increase primarily in line pipe greater than 16 inches in diameter. Decreases occurred primarily with Belgium and the Netherlands and an increase occurred primarily with Brazil.

The year-to-date final statistics through November 2011 showed steel imports of 24 million metric tons compared with 20 million metric tons through November 2010. The largest commodity increase occurred primarily in blooms, billets and slabs. The largest country increase occurred primarily with Brazil.
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