Current industrial reports

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Current industrial reports
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Copper controlled materials
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v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
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United States -- Bureau of the Census
United States -- Bureau of Industrial Economics
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U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.
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1st quarter 1979-
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Copper-base mills and foundry products.

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CURRENT INDUSTRIAL REPORTS


fO, 0% Copper Controlled




U.S. Department of Commerce THIRD QUARTER 1985
BUREAU OF THE CENSUS ITA9008(85)-3
INTERNATIONAL TRADE ADMINISTRATION Issued November 1985


The statistics in this publication are based on a survey of all A description of the survey methodology and related inform-
known producers of brass mill products, copper-based powder ation may be found in the first quarter report, ITA9008(85)-1,
products, and a 95 percent sample of producers of wire mill issued June 1985.
products. The figures represent total U.S. shipments of copper-
base and foundry products.





Table 1. SUMMARY OF SHIPMENTS OF COPPER-BASE MILL AND FOUNDRY PRODUCTS: 1985 AND 1984

(Millions of pounds--metal weight)

Brass mill products Copper wire mill products
Brass and
Quarter and year Insulated Other bronze
Quarter2 ..............communi- insulated foundry
Total Alloyed Unalloyed Bare wire cation wire wire products

1985


Second quarter........................... 1,250 352 265 28 r90 357 158
First quarter............................ 1,249 375 260 29 59 377 149

1984

Total.............................. 5,481 1,661 1,056 219 469 1,450 626
Fourth quarter........................... 1,241 362 249 44 106 330 150
Third quarter............................ 1,295 386 259 45 117 338 150
Second quarter........................... 1,437 458 268 64 116 363 168
First quarter............................ 1,508 455 280 66 130 419 158

Note: Detail may not add to totals due to independent rounding.

Revised by 5 percent or more from previously published figures.

2Represents copper content weight, rather than metal weight. / *
3Represents uninsulated, bare, tinned, and/or alloy coated wire." /, '
Source: Bureau of the Census, Current Industrial Report M33E, Nonferrous- Ca-tIne-.'




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Address inquiries concerning these figures to U.S. Department of Commerce. International Trade Administration, Washington, D.C. 20230, or to the
Bureau of the Census, Industry Division, Washington, D.C. 20233, or call Pamela J. Glekas (301) 763-2529.
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Table 2. SHIPMENTS OF COPPER-BASE MILL AND FOUNDRY PRODUCTS

(Millions of pounds--metal weight)

Third Second
Product description quarter quarter
1985 1985

Total shipments .......................... ...................... 1,158 1,250

Copper-base mill products................... .......................... 562 617
Copper-base alloy:
Sheet and strip 1.......................... ...................... 129 140
Rod, bar, and wire............................................... 169 188
Tube and pipe.................................................... 24 24

Unalloyed copper:
Sheet and strip .................................................. 43 47
Rod, bar, and wire2 .............................................. 23 26
Tube and pipe .................................................... 174 192

Copper wire mill products3 ........................................... 459 475
Bare wire4 ................ ......................................... 34 28
Insulated communication wire........................................ 76 r90
Other insulated wire.......... .... ................................. 349 357
5
Brass and bronze foundry products .................................... 137 158

Note: Detail may not add to totals due to independent rounding.
rRevised by 5 percent or more from previously published figures.

Military ammunition cups and discs are included on a net-weight basis, i.e., excluding the weight of the
webbing scrap generated in the cupping and discing.
-. include electrical wire.
-, r. 1 in copper content weight rather than metal weight.
4Represents uninsulated, bare, tinned, and/or alloy coated wire.
5Source: Bureau of the Census, Current Industrial Report M33E, Nonferrous Castings.










Table 3. SHIPMENTS, EXPORTS, IMPORTS, AND APPARENT CONSUMPTION OF COPPER-BASE MILL AND FOUNDRY PRODUCTS: 1985

(Quantity in millions of pounds)

Percent Percent
1 Exports of exports to imports to
Product description Manufacturers' domestic manufacturers' Imports for Apparent apparent
shipments merchandise 2 shipments consumption 3 consumption4 consumption

THIRD QUARTER 1985

Copper-base mill products ...................... 596 29 5 110 677 16
Brass mill products:
Copper-base alloy:
Sheet and strip............................. 129 8 6 329 13
Rod, bar, and wire.......................... 169 5 3 )
Tube and pipe............................... 24 3 13 16 37 43
Unalloyed copper:
Sheet and strip............................. 43 3 7 18 79 23
Rod, bar, and wire.......................... 23 2 9
Tube and pipe............................... 174 2 1 17 189 9

Copper wire mill products, bare wire ........... 14 6 18 15 43 35

SECOND QUARTER 1985

Copper-base mill products5...................... 645 24 4 120 741 16
Brass mill products:
Copper-base alloy:
Sheet and strip............................ 140 2 153 375 14
Rod, bar, and wire.......................... 188 4 2 )
Tube and pipe............................... 24 2 8 16 38 42
Unalloyed copper: r
Sheet and strip............................ 47 5 1123 89 26
Rod, bar, and wire.......................... 26 2 8 J
Tube and pipe............................... 192 2 1 16 206 8

Copper wire mill products, bare wire ........... 28 7 25 12 33 36


rRevised by 5 percent or more from previously published figures.

1For comparison of domestic manufacturers' shipment, export numbers, and import numbers for copper-base mill and foundry products, see
table 4 in the first quarter 1985 report, ITA9008(85)-1, issued June 1985.
2Source: Bureau of the Census report EM 546, U.S. Exports.
3Source: Bureau of the Census report IM 145-X, U.S. Imports for Consumption and General Imports.
4Apparent consumption is derived by subtracting exports from the total of net shipments plus imports.
5This total does not include either insulated wire and cable or brass and bronze foundry products.






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