World steel production up 1.2% in 2014

By Siobhan Lismore-Scott
Published: Thursday, 22 January 2015

Steel consumption has remained on an upwards trajectory — just. The levels produced are below those expected and there is a marked difference from Asia's rate of growth as well as the CIS levels in 2014.

World crude steel production reached 1.6bn tonnes over 2014, a 1.2% rise year-on-year (y-o-y), according to industry body World Steel Association (worldsteel).


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