US steel imports continued to rise in May

From: China Steel News
Time: 2017-07-31

   US Department of Commerce data show that in May 2017 US steel imports were 3.15 million tons, an increase of 19.4%, growth of 6.5%, imports for seven consecutive months to maintain year on year growth.

   Compared with the April 2017, the overall change is not significant, steel pipe, steel plate fells between 1.7% -5.5%, while the steel wire, rebar and semi-timber growth Between 4.4% and 11.9%.

    In addition, in May 2017 the United States imports 74,000 tons of steel from China, an increase of 9.4%, the chain by 20.9%, flat bar imports of the majority.

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