American Iron & Steel Institute announced that in the week ending on 2 April 2022, US’s raw steel production was 1,724,000 net tons while the capability utilization rate was 79.3 percent. Production was 1,787,000 net tons in the week ending April 2, 2021 while the capability utilization then was 78.8 percent. The current week production represents a 3.5 percent decrease from the same period in the previous year. Production for the week ending April 2, 2022 is down 0.1 percent from the previous week ending March 26, 2022 when production was 1,726,000 net tons and the rate of capability utilization was 79.4 percent.North East: 173 KNTGreat Lakes: 565 KNTMidwest: 180 KNTSouthern: 731 KNTWestern: 75 KNTTotal: 1724 KNTAdjusted year-to-date production through April 2, 2022 was 22,911,000 net tons, at a capability utilization rate of 80.2 percent. That is down 0.4 percent from the 23,005,000 net tons during the same period last year, when the capability utilization rate was 77.1 percent.