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February 20, 2019

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

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill

Only aluminum shipments in Canada increased in January. Steel shipments decreased in both countries and aluminum decreased slightly in the U.S.

U.S. Service Center Activity

U.S. service center steel shipments in January 2019 decreased by 3.1% from January 2018. Shipments of aluminum products decreased by 0.9% from the same month in 2018.

Canadian Service Center Activity

Canadian service center steel shipments in January 2019 decreased by 8.1% from January 2018. Shipments of aluminum products increased by 2.7% from the same month in 2018.

Contact:

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