Aluminum shipments edge lower in October

Nov 29, 2010 | 08:31 AM | Anne Riley

Aluminum shipments by U.S. and Canadian producers fell for the second consecutive month in October, easing 1.9 percent from September to 1.613 billion pounds, according to data from the Aluminum Association.

The October pullback follows a 0.3-percent drop in shipments during the previous month, marking the onset of the fall's seasonally slower buying season. However, shipments still rose 6.8 percent year on year, the Arlington, Va.-based association said.....

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