World crude steel production shows continued growth

By Kasia Patel
Published: Thursday, 21 November 2013

Production increases driven by Asia; Middle East production shows strength

World steel production increased by 6.6% in October 2013 to 134m tonnes compared with the same period in 2012, primarily driven a 9.2% increase in Chinese production, according to the World Steel Association (worldsteel).

Global crude steel production is the largest end-market for refractory minerals such as alumina,...

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