Asphalt roofing material, July 2020
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Shipments of asphalt shingles totalled 3.9 million metric bundles in July, up 5.4% from the previous month and up 8.9% from July 2019.
Production of asphalt shingles totalled 3.4 million metric bundles in July, up 16.2% from June and up 29.8% from July 2019.
Production and shipment levels in July were back in line with the seasonal levels recorded prior to COVID-19. However, the total production for the first seven months of 2020 was 28.7% lower than the total production for the same months in 2019, while shipments were down 16.8%.
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The Monthly Asphalt Roofing Material Survey measures production, shipments by destination, and exports of asphalt roofing products. Data in this release are subject to revisions and are not seasonally adjusted.
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