Up 3.3 Percent YTD in 2022 from Same Period in 2021
The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported that for the month of March 2022, U.S. steel mills shipped 7,835,600 net tons, a 1.4 percent decrease from the 7,950,431 net tons shipped in March 2021. Shipments were up 8.3 percent from the 7,232,679 net tons shipped in the previous month, February 2022. Shipments year-to-date in 2022 are 22,826,094 net tons, a 3.3 percent increase vs. 2021 shipments of 22,106,314 for three months.
A comparison of shipments year-to-date in 2022 to the first three months of 2021 shows the following changes: corrosion-resistant sheet and strip, up 2 percent, hot rolled sheet, down 3 percent, and cold rolled sheet, down 6 percent. (AISI)
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