PR-IS1211-1 - 2011 AIST Industry Statistics, December

December 2011 Industry Statistics from Iron & Steel Technology

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U.S. Production Domestic steel production for the week of 14 October 2011 continued strong at 1.862 million tons (Figure 1). Goldman Sachs continues to forecast weaker demand but also feels steel companies will not exercise production discipline as they did previously, because this time around they wish to defend their market share, albeit at potentially lower prices and profits.

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