Global refractory mineral demand to be boosted during 2013

By Emma Hughes
Published: Friday, 12 April 2013

Global steel use expected to increase by 2.9% during 2013, says worldsteel

Global steel use is expected to increase by 2.9% to 1.5bn tonnes during 2013, following a growth of 1.2% in 2012, according to the latest World Steel Association (worldsteel) estimates.

The association’s Short Range Outlook (SRO) for 2013 and 2014 further forecasts that world steel demand will...

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