US steel import licenses rise in June

The United States' steel import licenses climbed in June to the highest level since January 2020, according to government figures.

The US was licensed to import 2.66 million tonnes of steel in June, up 16.01% from 2.29 million tonnes in May, according to data from the US International Trade Administration's steel import monitoring system. Import licenses were up 108.27% from 1.28 million tonnes in June 2020.  US imports totaled 2.87 million tonnes in January 2020 before the Covid-19 pandemic shuttered much of the world’s...

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Mark Shenk

July 06, 2021

21:06 GMT

New York