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January 15, 2020

Steel and aluminum shipments declined in the U.S. while increasing in Canada in December

ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill.

Steel and aluminum shipments declined in the U.S. while increasing in Canada in December on a year over year basis.

U.S. Service Center Activity

U.S. service center steel shipments in December 2019 decreased by 4.2% from December 2018. Shipments of aluminum products decreased by 1.5% from the same month in 2018.

Canadian Service Center Activity

Canadian service center steel shipments in December 2019 increased by 0.3% from December 2018. Shipments of aluminum products increased by 6.7% from the same month in 2018.

Contact:

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