US Raw Steel Production Sees Weekly Fluctuations In August 2013
News: According to data from the American Iron and Steel Institute, domestic raw steel production in the week ended August 24 2013 totalled 1.861mn ton nes, reports Steel Orbis. This reflects a 0.9% week-on-week decline, following on from a 0.9% increase to production in the preceding week. It is also a 1.9% drop compared to the 1.897mn tonnes produced in the corresponding week of the previous year. The capacity utilisation rate of US raw steelmaking facilities during the week under consideration stood at 77.7%.