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July 15, 2020

Metal Shipments Continue to Decline in June

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill.

Metal shipments in both the US and Canada declined again in June but at roughly half the rates of the declines registered last month. Canadian aluminum shipments, however, were down only slightly.

U.S. Service Center Activity

U.S. service center steel shipments in June 2020 decreased by 15.5% from June 2019. Shipments of aluminum products decreased by 15.4% from the same month in 2019.

Canadian Service Center Activity

Canadian service center steel shipments in June 2020 decreased by 16.4% from June 2019. Shipments of aluminum products decreased by 2.8% from the same month in 2019.

Contact:

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