Jan. steel beam imports set to soar over Dec.

Feb 06, 2013 | 04:52 PM | Frank Haflich

Tags  steel imports, wide-flange beams, standard beams, Frank Haflich

LOS ANGELES — Steel beam imports arriving at U.S. ports were set to soar in January from the previous month, led by shipments from South Korea and Spain.

Import license applications in the two major beam categories, standard and wide-flange, totaled 31,075 tonnes last month compared with December preliminary import figures of 11,930 tonnes, according to data from the Commerce Department’s Import....

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