Philadelphia leads way as US slab imports tumble 20%

Dec 18, 2012 | 05:04 PM | Catherine Ngai

Tags  slabs, California Steel Industries, Evraz USA, Census Bureau Foreign Trade Division, ArcelorMittal USA, slab imports, Philadelphia, Los Angeles Houston-Galveston

NEW YORK — Slab imports fell 20 percent month on month in October, led by a sharp decline in the Philadelphia district.

Slab imports totaled 413,910 tonnes in October, according to data compiled by AMM from the U.S. Census Bureau’s Foreign Trade Division, down from 517,399 tonnes in September. However,....

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