US steel exports plunge in November

Jan 17, 2013 | 01:51 PM | Catherine Ngai

Tags  steel exports, steel, Commerce Department, Import Administration, semifinished steel, heavy structural shapes, hot-dipped galvanized, sheet strip


NEW YORK — U.S. steel exports fell to their lowest level in more than a year in November due to major decreases in semifinished material.

Steel exports totaled 905,404 tonnes for the month, down 15.8 percent from 1.08 million tonnes in October, according to data from the U.S. Commerce Department’s Import Administration. That was also lower than....





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