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SMU Steel Summit 2014 Explores State of Steel Markets

16 Sep 2014 - Imports and exports. Non-residential construction and housing starts. GDP and geopolitics. Global steel and raw materials pricing, risk and forecasts. All of this and much more was discussed in depth during Steel Market Update’s fourth annual Steel Summit in Atlanta, Ga., USA, on 3–4 September 2014. This was the first two-day conference for the Steel Summit, and nearly 200 people attended.

AIIS: U.S. Steel Exports Dip in July, Down 6.6% for 2014

09 Sep 2014 - U.S. steel exports continued to trend downward in July, slipping 3.3% to just over 1 million tons, the American Institute for International Steel (AIIS) reported.

AISI Reports Import Market Share at 26% in August

04 Sep 2014 - Based on the U.S. Commerce Department’s most recent Steel Import Monitoring and Analysis (SIMA) data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported that steel import permit applications for the month of August total 3,554,000 tons*.

AIIS: U.S. Steel Imports Keep Climbing

27 Aug 2014 - Steel imports into the United States continued to grow in July 2014, expanding by more than 6% from June and nearly 56% from a year earlier, according to the American Institute for International Steel (AIIS).

U.S. Steel Exports Rise Slightly in June

12 Aug 2014 - Exports of U.S. steel products held steady in June 2014, as increases to minor trading partners offset decreases to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) countries.

AISI Releases July SIMA Imports Data, Import Market Share at 28% in July

08 Aug 2014 - Based on the Commerce Department’s most recent Steel Import Monitoring and Analysis (SIMA) data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported that steel import permit applications for the month of July total 3,781,000 net tons.

AISI: Preliminary Count Shows U.S. Imports Dropped 11% in June

30 Jul 2014 - Based on preliminary Census Bureau data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported that the U.S. imported a total of 3,586,000 tons of steel in June 2014, including 2,706,000 tons of finished steel (down 11.1% and 8.0%, respectively, vs. May final data).

AIIS: U.S. Steel Imports Decline 11% in June

29 Jul 2014 - U.S. steel imports dropped more than 11% in June 2014, the first monthly decline since March 2014, according to government data analyzed by the American Institute for International Steel (AIIS).


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