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US steel production increases 3 percent

Keywords: Tags  steel output, steel production, American Iron and Steel Institute


NEW YORK — U.S. raw steel output totaled an estimated 1,876,000 net tons last week, up 3 percent from 1,822,000 tons the previous week, as mills operated at an average capability utilization rate of 78.3 percent.

In the corresponding week last year, mills produced 1,823,000 tons at an average capability utilization rate of 73.3 percent, according to the American Iron and Steel Institute, Washington.

Mills have produced 49,708,000 tons so far this year at an average capability utilization rate of 76.8 percent, down 5.7 percent from the same period last year, when mills produced 52,725,000 tons at an average capability utilization rate of 78 percent.


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