According to statistics from the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), for the week ended May 29, crude steel production in the United States amounted to about 1.84 million tons, an increase of 2.4% compared to the same period a week ago and increased by 50.1. % compared to the same period a year earlier. The capacity utilization rate was 81.5%, increasing by 2.5% weekly and 26.9% year on year.
As of the week ended May 29, crude steel production in the United States this year was about 35.91 million short tons, an increase of 9.5% over the same period last year. The production capacity utilization rate was 78.1%, which is 8.2% more than a year earlier.