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AISI update on Raw Steel Production in US in week 39

Steel News - Published on Tue, 25 Sep 2018

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In the week ending on September 22, 2018, domestic raw steel production was 1,863,000 net tons while the capability utilization rate was 79.5 percent. Production was 1,711,000 net tons in the week ending September 22, 2017 while the capability utilization then was 73.4 percent. The current week production represents a 8.9 percent increase from the same period in the previous year. Production for the week ending September 22, 2018 is up 0.1 percent from the previous week ending September 15, 2018 when production was 1,862,000 net tons and the rate of capability utilization was 79.4 percent.

Adjusted year-to-date production through September 22, 2018 was 68,601,000 net tons, at a capability utilization rate of 77.5 percent. That is up 4.4 percent from the 65,714,000 net tons during the same period last year, when the capability utilization rate was 74.4 percent.

Broken down by districts, here's production for the week ending September 22, 2018 in thousands of net tons: North East: 218; Great Lakes: 695; Midwest: 202; Southern: 664 and Western: 84 for a total of 1863.

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Posted By : Nanda Koijam on Tue, 25 Sep 2018
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