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April 17, 2019

Shipments Remain Down in the U.S. and for Canadian Steel

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill

Once again only aluminum shipments in Canada increased in March 2019 from the previous year. Steel shipments decreased in both countries and aluminum decreased at a more significant rate in the U.S.

U.S. Service Center Activity

U.S. service center steel shipments in March 2019 decreased by 9.4% from March 2018. Shipments of aluminum products decreased by 6.3% from the same month in 2018.

Canadian Service Center Activity

Canadian center steel shipments in March 2019 decreased by 11.9% from March 2018. Shipments of aluminum products increased by 4.2% from the same month in 2018.

Contact:

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