fbpx
Back

May 15, 2018

Healthy April Growth Across the Board

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., May 15, 2018

Healthy April Growth Across the Board

U.S. Service Center Activity

U.S. service center steel shipments, in April 2018, increased by 13.0% from April 2017. Steel inventories increased by 8.5% from a year ago levels.

Shipments of aluminum products increased by 15.7% from the same month in 2017. Aluminum inventories increased by 8.3% from a year ago levels.

Canadian Service Center Activity

Canadian service center steel shipments, in April 2018, increased by 14.8% from April 2017. Steel inventories decreased by 5.1% from a year ago levels.

Shipments of aluminum products increased by 13.9% from the same month in 2017. Aluminum inventories increased by 3.8% from a year ago levels.

Contact:

Chris Marti, vice president, data analytics and executive education (847) 485-3009 or cmarti@msci.org