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Title:
Current industrial reports
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Copper controlled materials
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v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Language:
English
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United States -- Bureau of the Census
United States -- Bureau of Industrial Economics
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The Bureau :
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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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Predicasts
Statement of Responsibility:
U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.
Dates or Sequential Designation:
1st quarter 1979-
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2nd quarter 1979- issued jointly with the Bureau of Industrial Economics.
Issuing Body:
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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Title from caption.

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U.S. Department of Commerce
BUREAU OF THE CENSUS
INTERNATIONAL TRADE ADMINISTRATION


CURRENT INDUSTRIAL REPORTS


Copper Controlled

Materials



FOURTH QUARTER 1987


ITA9008(87)-4
Issued March 1988


The statistics in this publication are based on a survey of A description of the survey methodology and related
all known producers of brass mill products, and a 95-percent information may be found in the first quarter publication,
sample of producers of wire mill products. The figures ITA9008(87)-1, issued June 1987.
represent total U.S. shipments of copper-base and foundry
products.










Table 1. SUMMARY OF SHIPMENTS OF COPPER-BASE MILL AND FOUNDRY PRODUCTS: 1987 AND 1986

(Millions of pounds--metal weight)


Quarter and year


1987

Total...............................
Fourth quarter...........................
Third quarter.............................
Second quarter...........................
First quarter.............................

1986

Total...............................
Fourth quarter............................
Third quarter.............................
Second quarter...........................
First quarter.............................


Total



5,096
1,242
1,227
1,255
1,372



4,578
1,129
1,143
1,136
1,170


Brass mill products


Alloyed



1,575
353
351
369
502


1,359
315
316
361
367


Unalloyed


1,047
262
247
268
270


Copper wire mill products1


Bare


2
wire


Insulated
communi-
cation wire


Other
insulated
wire


1,503
389
388
365
361



1,311
319
328
323
341


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

IRepresents copper content weight, rather than metal weight.
2Represents uninsulated, bare, tinned, and/or alloy coated wire.
3Source: Bureau of the Census, Current Industrial Report Series, M33E, Nonferrous Castings.


Brass and
bronze
foundry
products


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 Carol Beasley, (301) 763-5434.
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Table 2. SHIPMENTS OF CO':PPEP-BSE HN1LL AND FOUNDRY PRODUCTS

(Millions of pounds--meetal'welght)

Fourth Third
Product 1.=crt p ion quarter quarter
1987 1987

Total shipments...................................................... ..... ....... 1,242 1,227

Copper-base mill produ,1 t ........................ ............. % ................. 615 598
Copper-base alloy:
Sheet and strip1................................................. 145 143
Rod, bar, and wire................................................ 192 184
Tube and pipe..................................................... 16 24

Unalloyed copper:
Sheet and strip................................................... 53 50
Rod, bar, and wire2............................................... 19 19
Tube and pipe..................................................... 190 178

Copper wire mill products3............................................. 492 498
Bare wire4 .......................................................... 61 28
Insulated communication wire........................................ 42 82
Other insulated wire................................................ 389 388

Brass and bronze foundry products5 .................................... 135 131


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

IMilitary ammunition cups and discs are included on a net-weight basis,
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,


i.e., excluding the weight of the


Nonferrous Castings.










Table 3. SHIPMENTS, EXPORTS, IMPORTS, AND APPARENT CONSUMPTION OF COPPER-BASE MILL AND FOUNDRY PRODUCTS: 1987

(Quantity in millions of pounds)

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

FOURTH QUARTER 1987

Copper-base mill products ..................... 676 35 5 125 766 16
Brass mill products:
Copper-base alloy:
Sheet and strip ............................ 145 5 3 30 170 18
Rod, bar, and wire......................... 192 4 2 20 208 10
Tube and pipe............................... 16 3 19 16 29 55
Unalloyed copper:
Sheet and strip............................. 53 (Z) 13 17 80 21
Rod, bar, and wire......................... 19 9
Tube and pipe................................ 190 4J 2 29 215 13

Copper wire mill products, bare wire........... 61 10 16 13 64 20

THIRD QUARTER 1987

Copper-base mill products5..................... 626 28 4 111 709 16
Brass mill products:
Copper-base alloy:
Sheet and strip............................. 143 4 3 28 167 17
Rod, bar, and wire......................... 184 3 2 18 199 9
Tube and pipe............................... 24 3 13 15 36 42
Unalloyed copper:
Sheet and strip............................. 50 (Z) L
Rod, bar, and wire......................... 19 6 9 16 79 20
Tube and pipe............................... 178 4 2 23 197 12

Copper wire mill products, bare wire.. ......... 28 8 29 11 31 35


(Z) Less than 500 thousand pounds.

IFor comparison of domestic manufacturers' shipments, export numbers, and import numbers for copper-base mill and
table 4 in the first quarter 1987 report, ITA9008(87)-1, issued June 1987.
2Source: Bureau of the Census report EM 546, U.S. Exports.
3Source: Bureau of the Census report IM 146, U.S. Imports for Consumption.
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.


foundry products, see







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