Global crude steel output rises 2% in January

By IM Staff
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 2020.

In contrast, two other Asian steelmaking powerhouses - India and South Korea - recorded year-on-year decreases....

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