OCTG imports rise in March despite weak market

Apr 25, 2013 | 04:41 PM | Thorsten Schier

Tags  OCTG, oil country tubular goods, line pipe, March imports, South Korea pipe, India pipe, Canada pipe, Census Bureau Thorsten Schier

NEW YORK — U.S. imports of oil country tubular goods (OCTG) rose in March compared with February in what sources said is still a soft market.
Imports of the product totaled 215,617 tonnes, according to preliminary U.S. Census Bureau data, up 17.9 percent from the 182,888 tonnes imported in February but 30.8 percent below the 311,616 tonnes brought in during March 2012. ....

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