WSA: Record steel demand in 2011

By Mark Watts
Published: Tuesday, 20 April 2010

World Steel Association expects demand to exceed pre-downturn levels this year

The World Steel Association (WSA) expects global steel demand to exceed to pre-crisis levels in 2010 and reach a record high in 2011 driven by emerging economies, the Vienna-based industry association said.

Global steel use was forecast to increase 10.7% to 1.24bn. tonnes in 2010 after a 6.7% contraction in...

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