Global steel production down 7.8% in January

By Mark Watts
Published: Tuesday, 21 February 2012

World production leader China reports 13% drop as Asian output slows

Global steel production dropped 7.8% year on year in January as output plunged in China, statistics from the World Steel Association (worldsteel) showed.

The 59 countries assessed by worldsteel, which accounts for 97% of global...

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