Beam imports seen climbing in November

Dec 02, 2013 | 04:37 PM | Frank Haflich

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

LOS ANGELES — U.S. steel beam imports are in line to jump 77.3 percent in November due in large part to increased shipments from South Korea.

Applications for import permits for standard and wide-flange beams last month totaled 22,374 tonnes through Nov. 26 vs. 12,621 tonnes in October, according to data from the U.S. Commerce Department’s Enforcement and Compliance division.....

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