Global crude steel output rises 2% in January
Published: Thursday, 27 February 2020
Global crude steel production totaled 154.44 million tonnes in January, a year-on-year rise of 2.1%, according to the World Steel Association (Worldsteel).
By Lee Allen
The increase was made possible by a 7.2% rise in Chinese steel
production, which hit 84.27 million tonnes in January
In contrast, two other Asian steelmaking powerhouses - India
and South Korea - recorded year-on-year decreases....