World steel output broadly flat in February
Published: Monday, 23 March 2015
Peak steel in China is now being spoken of by many as a past event. Figures by worldsteel and continued projections from mining giant BHP Billiton may serve to lighten the gloomy atmosphere.
Global crude steel production in February 2015 reached 128m
tonnes, a 0.6% year-on-year (y-o-y) increase on February 2014
steel production according to data released by the World Steel
The marginal y-o-y production increase is unlikely to
indicate any broad industry transition; such a small increase