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AISI: December 2014 Domestic Steel Shipments Up 4.5 Percent

Friday, February 13, 2015
U.S. steel mills shipped 7,978,310 net tons in December 2014, a 4.5 percent increase from the 7,638,086 net tons shipped in November, according to the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI). A comparison of December shipments to the previous month shows the following changes: hot-rolled sheets up 7.0 percent, hot-dipped-galvanized sheets up 5.0 percent and cold-rolled sheets up 1.0 percent. December 2014 shipments also represent a 4.5 percent increase from the 7,632,629 net tons shipped in December 2013.
For the year, shipments from domestic mills totaled 98,248,666 net tons, a 3.0 percent increase versus 2013 full-year shipments of 95,423,417 net tons. 


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