US steel imports rise in July, paced by blooms, billets and slabs

U.S. steel imports totaled 2.7 million metric tons in July, the Census Bureau reported this week. The total marked an increase from 2.6 million metric tons in June. Are you under pressure to generate steel cost savings? Make sure you are following thes…

U.S. steel imports totaled 2.7 million metric tons in July, the Census Bureau reported this week. The total marked an increase from 2.6 million metric tons in June. Are you under pressure to generate steel cost savings? Make sure you are following these five best practices. US steel imports paced by blooms, billets and slabs...

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This Morning in Metals: US steel imports up 17.4% this year

This morning in metals news: U.S. steel imports are up by 17.4% in the year to date, the American Iron and Steel Institute reported; meanwhile, Toyota Motor is imposing its biggest price hike on steel materials in over a decade, according to Nikkei Asi…

This morning in metals news: U.S. steel imports are up by 17.4% in the year to date, the American Iron and Steel Institute reported; meanwhile, Toyota Motor is imposing its biggest price hike on steel materials in over a decade, according to Nikkei Asia; and, lastly, the WTI crude oil price has ticked up this...

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US steel imports jump 13% in June

U.S. steel imports reached an estimated 2.6 million metric tons in June, the Census Bureau reported today. The total marked a jump of 13% from the 2.3 million metric tons the U.S. imported in May. US steel imports rise Furthermore, through May, U.S. st…

U.S. steel imports reached an estimated 2.6 million metric tons in June, the Census Bureau reported today. The total marked a jump of 13% from the 2.3 million metric tons the U.S. imported in May. US steel imports rise Furthermore, through May, U.S. steel imports totaled 10.7 million metric tons, up 7% from 10.0 million...

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US steel imports dip in May, paced by drop in blooms, billets and slabs

U.S. steel imports fell to 2.3 million metric tons in May, the Census Bureau reported. The May import total marked a slight dip from the 2.4 million metric tons imported in April. Do you know the five best practices of sourcing metals, including steel?…

U.S. steel imports fell to 2.3 million metric tons in May, the Census Bureau reported. The May import total marked a slight dip from the 2.4 million metric tons imported in April. Do you know the five best practices of sourcing metals, including steel? Steel imports decline in May U.S. steel imports fell to 2.3...

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This Morning in Metals: Chinese steel prices take a tumble

This morning in metals news: Chinese steel prices have plunged early this week following Beijing’s weekend warning to commodity speculators; MetalMiner is hosting its monthly webinar tomorrow, May 27, at 11:30 a.m. CDT; and the US Census Bureau released data on April steel imports. Get social with us. Follow MetalMiner on LinkedIn. Chinese steel prices…

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This morning in metals news: Chinese steel prices have plunged early this week following Beijing’s weekend warning to commodity speculators; MetalMiner is hosting its monthly webinar tomorrow, May 27, at 11:30 a.m. CDT; and the US Census Bureau released data on April steel imports. Get social with us. Follow MetalMiner on LinkedIn. Chinese steel prices...

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US steel imports rise nearly 20% from February to March

Preliminary US steel imports reached 2.1 million metric tons in March, the Census Bureau reported earlier this month. Stop obsessing about the actual forecasted steel price. It’s more important to spot the trend. See why. US steel imports rise, paced by sheets and HDG strip US steel imports picked up in March from the 1.7…

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Preliminary US steel imports reached 2.1 million metric tons in March, the Census Bureau reported earlier this month. Stop obsessing about the actual forecasted steel price. It’s more important to spot the trend. See why. US steel imports rise, paced by sheets and HDG strip US steel imports picked up in March from the 1.7...

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US steel imports drop 22% year over year in February

US steel imports in February — and through the first two months of the year — are down compared with 2020, the Census Bureau reported. Do you know the five best practices of sourcing metals, including steel? US steel imports in February down 22% from previous month US steel imports reached 1.71 million metric tons…

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US steel imports in February — and through the first two months of the year — are down compared with 2020, the Census Bureau reported. Do you know the five best practices of sourcing metals, including steel? US steel imports in February down 22% from previous month US steel imports reached 1.71 million metric tons...

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This Morning in Metals: February US auto sales forecast to rise 3.3%

This morning in metals news: J.D. Power and LMC Automotive released their joint forecast on February US auto sales; meanwhile, US steel imports fell by 23% in January; and, lastly, Ford’s CEO urged the US government to support the implementation of electric vehicle applications. February US auto sales forecast to rise New-vehicle retail sales in…

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This morning in metals news: J.D. Power and LMC Automotive released their joint forecast on February US auto sales; meanwhile, US steel imports fell by 23% in January; and, lastly, Ford’s CEO urged the US government to support the implementation of electric vehicle applications. February US auto sales forecast to rise New-vehicle retail sales in...

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This Morning in Metals: Arconic reports 14% revenue decline, led by aerospace weakness

This morning in metals news: Arconic reported its fourth quarter and full-year 2020 financial results; meanwhile, the Census Bureau reported steel import totals; and, finally, hot rolled coil steel prices continue to rise. Arconic reports Q4, 2020 fina…

This morning in metals news: Arconic reported its fourth quarter and full-year 2020 financial results; meanwhile, the Census Bureau reported steel import totals; and, finally, hot rolled coil steel prices continue to rise. Arconic reports Q4, 2020 financial results Pittsburgh-based Arconic reported Q4 2020 revenues of $1.5 billion, up 3% from the previous quarter. However,...

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India proposes to reduce duties on steel, stainless steel products

A budgetary proposal by the Indian government to reduce steel duties has divided the Indian steel sector. India proposes reduction in steel duties In her 2021 budget speech presented in parliament earlier in the week, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharama…

A budgetary proposal by the Indian government to reduce steel duties has divided the Indian steel sector. India proposes reduction in steel duties In her 2021 budget speech presented in parliament earlier in the week, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman proposed reducing customs duty on imports of semi-flat steel. She proposed cutting the duy for the...

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