World steel output up in August

By Mark Watts
Published: Monday, 21 September 2009

Production rises 2.5% from July levels driven by China; down 5.5% year on year

Global crude steel production was still on track for a gradual recovery in August, rising 2.5% from the previous month to 106.5m. tonnes, according to the World Steel Association (WSA).

 

The increase was mainly driven by market-leader China, which...

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