Steel beam imports set to post larger gains

Apr 02, 2014 | 04:49 PM | Frank Haflich

Tags  steel, steel beams, imports, licence applications, wide-flange beams, Frank Haflich

LOS ANGELES — March imports of steel beams look likely to surpass February’s level by 49 percent as import permit applications continued to stream in through April 1.

Import licence applications for standard and wide-flange beams totaled 31,562 tonnes in March vs. 21,179 tonnes in February, according to data from the U.S. Commerce Department’s Enforcement and Compliance division. The revised data means beam arrivals in March were set to rise last month by even more than the 25.1-percent increase indicated last week (, March 26).....

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