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September 15, 2020

Metals Shipments Improved from April Low, But Remain Below Year Ago Levels

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill.

The recovery of Metal shipments from April lows, in both the U.S. and Canada, continued in August 2020.

U.S. Service Center Activity

U.S. service center steel shipments in August 2020 decreased by 15.2% from August 2019. Shipments of aluminum products decreased by 15.9% from the same month in 2019.

Canadian Service Center Activity

Canadian service center steel shipments in August 2020 decreased by 14.5% from August 2019. Shipments of aluminum products decreased by 11.0% from the same month in 2019.

Contact:

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