Steel production up 2% in May

By Davide Ghilotti
Published: Friday, 07 July 2017

Global steel output rose in May as increases from China, the US, Turkey and Brazil offset declines in Europe, worldsteel data show.

Global steel production rose 2% year-on-year (y-o-y) in May to 143.3m tonnes, according to data from the World Steel Association (worldsteel).

Chinese production for the month, at 72.3m tonnes, was 1.8%...

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