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AISI update on Raw Steel Production in US in Week 48

Steel News - Published on Tue, 05 Dec 2017

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In the week ending on December 2, 2017, domestic raw steel production was 1,720,000 net tons while the capability utilization rate was 73.8 percent. Production was 1,595,000 net tons in the week ending December 2, 2016 while the capability utilization then was 67.3 percent. The current week production represents a 7.8 percent increase from the same period in the previous year. Production for the week ending December 2, 2017 is up 1.0 percent from the previous week ending November 25, 2017 when production was 1,703,000 net tons and the rate of capability utilization was 73.0 percent.

Adjusted year-to-date production through December 2, 2017 was 83,381,000 net tons, at a capability utilization rate of 74.5 percent. That is up 4.3 percent from the 79,951,000 net tons during the same period last year, when the capability utilization rate was 70.8 percent.

Broken down by districts, here's production for the week ending December 2, 2017 in thousands of net tons: North East: 210; Great Lakes: 631; Midwest: 168; Southern: 641 and Western: 70 for a total of 1720.

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Posted By : Sanju Moirangthem on Tue, 05 Dec 2017
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