[Ferro-alloys.com] According to the latest data from the American Iron and Steel Institute, in the first week of June (the week ending June 5), US crude steel production is estimated at 1.84 million short tons (1.6692 million tons), an increase of 46.3% from the 1.258 million short tons in the same period last year. , An increase of 0.2% from the 1.836 million short tons in the previous week.
That week, the U.S. steel mill's capacity utilization rate was 82.3%, which was higher than 56.2% in the same period last year and 81.5% in the previous week.
From a regional perspective, crude steel production in the northeastern region of the United States is estimated at 139,000 short tons; the Great Lakes region’s output is 646,000 short tons; the Midwest region’s production is 193,000 short tons; the southern region’s production is 787,000 short tons; 75,000 short tons.
Since the beginning of this year (as of June 5), the adjusted crude steel production in the United States totaled 39.546 million short tons, an increase of 12.1% year-on-year; the capacity utilization rate of steel mills was 78.3%, higher than 69.5% in the same period last year.