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May 14, 2021

Metal Shipments Up Sharply From A Year Ago

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill

Metals Shipments Up Sharply from Year Ago

In April steel and aluminum shipments in The United States and Canada have finally recovered to pre-covid levels. April monthly shipment rates in both countries for either metal again exceeded the monthly rates for any month in 2020-2021.

U.S. Service Center Activity

U.S. service center steel shipments in April, 2021 increased by 38.4% from April, 2020. Shipments of aluminum products increased by 56.0% from the same month in 2020.

Canadian Service Center Activity

Canadian service center steel shipments in April, 2021 increased by 45.9% from April, 2020. Shipments of aluminum products increased by 49.0% from the same month in 2020.

 

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