Chinese surge pushes up global steel output in 2019, Worldsteel says

By IM Staff
Published: Wednesday, 29 January 2020

A strong rise in Chinese steel production led the way to a 3.4% year-on-year increase in global crude steel output in 2019, according to the World Steel Association (Worldsteel).

By Lee Allen

A total of 1.87 billion tonnes of crude steel were produced last year, compared with 1.81 billion tonnes a year earlier, Worldsteel said.

Steel production in China continued to rocket upward, with steelmakers in the country accounting for 996.3 million tonnes - an 8.3% increase...

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