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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English
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United States -- Bureau of the Census
United States -- Bureau of Industrial Economics
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Copper industry and trade -- Statistics -- Periodicals -- United States   ( lcsh )
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Chemical abstracts
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American statistics index
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U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.
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1st quarter 1979-
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2nd quarter 1979- issued jointly with the Bureau of Industrial Economics.
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Vols. for 1987- issued jointly with the Bureau of Domestic Business Development.
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Previously classed C 3.158:DIB-9008
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University of Florida
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Copper-base mills and foundry products.

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CURRENT INDUSTRIAL REPORTS


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U.S. Department of Commerce SECOND QUARTER 1986
BUREAU OF THE CENSUS ITA9008(86)-2
INTERNATIONAL TRADE ADMINISTRATION Issued September 1986


The statistics in this publication are based on a survey of all
known producers of brass mill products, and a 95-percent sample
of producers of wire mill products. The figures represent total
U.S. shipments of copper-base and foundry products.


A description of the survey methodology and related informa-
tion may be found in the first quarter publication,
ITA9008(86)-1, issued May 1986.


Table 1. SUMMARY OF SHIPMENTS OF COPPER-BASE MILL AND FOUNDRY PRODUCTS: 1986 AND 1985


(Millions of pounds--metal weight)
Brass mill products Copper wire mill products1
Brass and
Quarter and year Insulated Other bronze
Total Alloyed Unalloyed Bare wre2 3 communi- insulated foundry
cation wire wire products4
1986
Second quarter........................... 1,197 361 219 37 99 323 158
First quarter............................ 1,203 367 r223 31 r92 341 r149
1985
Total............................. r4,728 1,366 997 119 293 rl,412 541
Fourth quarter5 .......................... r1,104 316 233 30 68 r329 128
Third quarter............................ 1,147 323 239 32 76 349 128
Second quarter........................... 1,239 352 265 28 r90 357 147
First quarter............................ 1,238 375 260 29 59 377 138
Note: Detail may not add to totals due to independent rounding.
Revised by 5 percent or more from previously published figures.
IRepresents copper content weight, rather than metal weight.
2Represents uninsulated, bare, tinned, and/or alloy coated wire.
3The bare wire category data for 1981 through 1984 have been revised as follows: 1984, 143; 1983, 164; 1982, 190;
and 1981, 248.
4Source: Bureau of the Census, Current Industrial Report Series, M33E, Nonferrous Castings.-
5Fourth quarter data as shown in the summary for 1985, issued April 1986, have been revised.<_ -


Address inquiries concerning these figures to U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration. Materials Division, Washington,
D.C. 20230, or to the Bureau of the Census, Industry Division, Washington, D.C. 20233, or call Pamela Glekas, (301) 763-2529.
For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402.










Table 2. SHIPMENTS OF COPPER-BASE MILL AND FOUNDRY PRODUCTS

(Millions of pounds--metal weight)

Second First
Product description quarter quarter
1986 1986

Total shipments................................................. 1,197 1,203

Copper-base mill products ............................................ 580 590
Copper-base alloy:
Sheet and strip .................................................. 150 146
Rod, bar, and wire................................................ 186 194
Tube and pipe..................................................... 25 27

Unalloyed copper:
Sheet and strip................................................... 50 49
Rod, bar, and wire2............................................... 23 22
Tube and pipe ..................................................... 146 152

Copper wire mill products 3........................................... 459 r464
Bare wire4........................................................... 37 31
Insulated communication wire........................................ 99 r92
Other insulated wire................................................ 323 341

Brass and bronze foundry products5 ................................... 158 149

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.
2Does not include electrical wire.
3Reported 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 Series, M33E, Nonferrous Castings.










Table 3. SHIPMENTS, EXPORTS, IMPORTS, AND APPARENT CONSUMPTION OF COPPER-BASE MILL AND FOUNDRY PRODUCTS: 1986

(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

SECOND QUARTER 1986

Copper-base mill products ..................... 617 24 4 120 713 17
Brass mill products:
Copper-base alloy:
Sheet and strip............................ 150 3 2 54 383 14
Rod, bar, and wire......................... 186 4 2 I
Tube and pipe.............................. 25 3 12 16 38 42
Unalloyed copper:
Sheet and strip............................ 50 3 6 22 88 25
Rod, bar, and wire ......................... 23 4 17
Tube and pipe.............................. 146 2 1 18 162 11

Copper wire mill products, bare wire ........... 37 5 14 10 42 24

FIRST QUARTER 1986

Copper-base mill products ..................... r621 23 4 134 732 18
Brass mill products:
Copper-base alloy:
Sheet and strip............................ 146 3 252 386 13
Rod, bar, and wire......................... 194 3 2
Tube and pipe............................... 27 3 11 16 40 40
Unalloyed copper:
Sheet and strip............................ 49 5 10 1 85 25
Rod, bar, and wire......................... 22 2 9 8
Tube and pipe................................ r152 2 1 24 r174 14

Copper wire mill products, bare wire........... 31 5 16 21 47 45

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 1986 report, ITA9008(86)-1, issued May 1986.
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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