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AIIS: U.S. Steel Exports Fall for First Time in Three Months

09 Jul 2014 - Steel exports in May 2013 fell for the first time in three months, the American Institute for International Steel (AIIS) reported.

AIIS: Economically Sound Reason for Rise in Imports in May 2014

08 Jul 2014 - U.S. steel imports continued to grow in May 2014, and the U.S. has brought in nearly a third more steel through the first five months of the year than it did during the same time last year, the American Institute for International Steel (AIIS) reported.

AISI: Preliminary Steel Imports Rise 7% in May 2014

08 Jul 2014 - Based on preliminary Census Bureau data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported that the U.S. imported a total of 4,016,000 tons of steel in May, including 2,925,000 tons of finished steel (up 7.4% and 6.4%, respectively, vs. April final data).

Latin America: Finished Steel Use Grows Only 1% While Production Remains Stable in Jan/Apr 2014

24 Jun 2014 - During the first 4 months of 2014, the steel market of Latin America and the Caribbean continued to reflect the weaknesses of the global and regional economies and the increasing incidence of imports.

AISI Releases May SIMA Imports Data, Import Market Share 27 percent in May

12 Jun 2014 - Based on the Commerce Department’s most recent Steel Import Monitoring and Analysis (SIMA) data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that steel import permit applications for the month of May total 3,950,000 net tons (NT)*.

Alacero: April 2014: Latin America Second Most Important Destination for Chinese Steel

10 Jun 2014 - Latin America remains as a preferred destination for Chinese exports.

AIIS: U.S. Steel Exports Grew for Second Month in a Row in April 2014

10 Jun 2014 - U.S. steel exports grew for the second month in a row in April, expanding 3.8% from March to 1.08 million net tons, the American Institute for International Steel (AIIS) reported.

AISI: U.S. Preliminary Steel Imports Rise 15% in April

03 Jun 2014 - Based on preliminary Census Bureau data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported that the U.S. imported a total of 3,726,000 tons of steel in April 2014, including 2,738,000 tons of finished steel— up 15.2% and 12.2%, respectively, vs. March 2014 final data.).

AIIS: U.S. Steel Imports Surge in April 2014

02 Jun 2014 - U.S. steel imports surged in April 2014, continuing a growth trend that has year-to-date imports more than one-fourth higher than at this time in 2013, the American Institute for International Steel (AIIS) reported.


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