China’s steel output shows signs of slowdown in July

By IM Staff
Published: Thursday, 15 August 2019

Chinese steel output has fallen since June on lower demand and production restrictions in the north.

Jessica Zong

Chinese output of hot metal, crude steel and finished steel all fell on a month-on-month basis in July amid weakening demand and steelmaking restrictions in the country’s production hub in northern China.

Demand in China’s domestic market weakened last month amid bad weather - heavy rain in some...

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