U.S. steel shipments decrease
Metals Service Center Institute reports only aluminum shipments in Canada increased in March 2019 from the previous year. Steel shipments decreased in both countries and aluminum decreased at a more significant rate in the U.S.
U.S. service center steel shipments in March decreased by 9.4% from March 2018. Shipments of aluminum products decreased by 6.3% from the same month in 2018.
Canadian service center steel shipments in March 2019 decreased by 11.9% from March 2018. Shipments of aluminum products increased by 4.2% from the same month in 2018.