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September 18, 2018

Shipments Grow in U.S. for Steel and Aluminum, Grow in Aluminum in Canada

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., September 18, 2018

Shipments Increase for Steel and Aluminum in U.S. and Aluminum in Canada

Year over year growth in shipments continued for steel and for aluminum in the U.S. In Canada steel shipments declined while aluminum shipments continued to increase.

U.S. Service Center Activity

U.S. service center steel shipments in August 2018 increased by 6.7% from August 2017. Shipments of aluminum products increased by 4.1% from the same month in 2017.

Canadian Service Center Activity

Canadian service center steel shipments in August 2018 decreased by 6.0% from August 2017. Shipments of aluminum products increased by 3.0% from the same month in 2017.

 

Contact:

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