Chinese surge pushes up global steel output in 2019, Worldsteel says
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).
A total of 1.87 billion tonnes of crude steel were produced
last year, compared with 1.81 billion tonnes a year earlier,
Steel production in China continued to rocket upward, with
steelmakers in the country accounting for 996.3 million tonnes
- an 8.3% increase...