NEW YORK U.S.
steel mills shipped 8.29 million net tons in October, up 5.2
percent from the previous month, American Iron and Steel
Institute data show.
That figure is also up
11.5 percent from 7.43 million tons in October 2012.
hot-dipped galvanized sheet and strip climbed 8 percent from
September, cold-rolled sheet rose 7 percent and hot-rolled
sheet gained 1 percent.
Shipments of 80.19 million tons in the first 10 months of
the year fell 1.1 percent from 81.07 million tons in the same