US steel imports poised for August rise

Sep 04, 2013 | 04:58 PM | Catherine Ngai

Tags  steel, imports, license applications, oil country tubular goods, galvanized sheet, cold-rolled, line pipe, heavy structural shapes catherine ngai

NEW YORK — U.S. steel imports look poised to gain 6.8 percent in August, led by increases in coated material and oil country tubular goods (OCTG).

Steel import license applications totaled 2.44 million tonnes last month, up from a July import total of 2.29 million tonnes, according to data from the U.S. Commerce Department’s....

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