In the week ending Feb. 6, 2021, domestic crude steel production was 1,705,000 net tons, while capacity utilization was 75.2 percent, the American Iron and Steel Institute writes on its website.
Year-on-year weekly comparison
In the week ending Feb. 6, 2020, production was 1,844,000 net tons, while capacity utilization was 81.5 percent at that time. Production for the current week represents a 7.5 percent decrease from the same period last year.
Crude steel production down 1.2 percent from previous week
Production for the week ending Feb. 6, 2021, is 1.2 percent lower than the previous week ending Jan. 30, 2021, when production was 1,725,000 net tons and capacity utilization was 76.1 percent.
Adjusted crude steel production down 9.3 percent year-to-date
Adjusted year-to-date production through Feb. 6, 2021, was 9,065,000 net tons, with capacity utilization at 75.8 percent. This is a 9.3 percent decrease from the 9,993,000 net tons in the same period last year, when capacity utilization was 82.2 percent.
Production week by district
Broken down by county, production for the week ending Feb. 6, 2021, is as follows in thousands of net tons: North East: 147; Great Lakes: 599; Midwest: 182; Southern: 708; and Western: 69 for a total of 1705.
Steelnews.biz constantly searches the Internet for important, interesting and informative news.
Are you missing an information, do you have a question or are you interested that we refer to a certain article or press release of Steelnews.biz? Then simply contact us now.
We always try to refer to the correct source of a news item.
Disclaimer: Many things here represent our opinion. Others are information from the Internet. We can therefore never claim to be correct or complete. And never base a business decision solely on the news you receive from us.