PR-IS1119-1 - November 2019 AIST Industry Statistics

World Crude Steel Production as of August 2019 (in thousand metric tons)

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U.S. Production American mills produced 8.15 million tons of crude steel in August 2019 (Fig. 1), down 0.3% from the same month last year. During the same time, the monthly capacity utilization rate dipped to 79.1%, falling from 79.4%. August production surpassed the rolling 36-month average of 7.93 million tons.