WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that for the month of June 2021, U.S. steel mills shipped 8,031,516 net tons, a 33.3 percent increase from the 6,023,524 net tons shipped in June 2020. Shipments were up 0.6 percent from the 7,987,038 net tons shipped in the previous month, May 2021. Shipments year-to-date in 2021 are 45,969,876 net tons, a 11.5 percent increase vs. 2020 shipments of 41,218,207 for six months.
A comparison of shipments year-to-date in 2021 to the first six months of 2020 shows the following changes: hot dipped galvanized sheet up 19 percent, cold rolled sheet, up 14 percent, and hot rolled sheet, up 6 percent.
Contact: Lisa Harrison
AISI serves as the voice of the American steel industry in the public policy arena and advances the case for steel in the marketplace as the preferred material of choice. AISI also plays a lead role in the development and application of new steels and steelmaking technology. AISI’s membership is comprised of integrated and electric arc furnace steelmakers, and associate members who are suppliers to or customers of the steel industry. For more news about steel and its applications, view AISI’s website at www.steel.org. Follow AISI on Facebook or Twitter (@AISISteel).