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April 15, 2021

Metal Shipments Up Sharply in March

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill

Metals Service Center Shipments Up Sharply

March steel and aluminum shipments increased by double digits in both the U.S. and Canada. March monthly shipment rates in both countries for either metal exceeded the monthly rates for any month in 2020-2021.

U.S. Service Center Activity

U.S. service center steel shipments in March 2021 increased by 12.0% from March 2020. Shipments of aluminum products increased by 16.7% from the same month in 2020.

Canadian Service Center Activity

Canadian service center steel shipments in March 2021 increased by 15.5% from March 2020. Shipments of aluminum products increased by 14.5% from the same month in 2020

 

Contact:

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