Spain's crude steel production down by 52% in April - Unesid

By IM Staff
Published: Wednesday, 03 June 2020

Spain’s steel production declined in April due to Covid-19-related restrictions, with output sinking below the figures reached over the “worst months of the financial crisis in 2008,” Unesid, the country’s steel association, said.

By Julia Bolotova

Last week, the Spanish government extended its Covid-19 lockdown for the fifth time until June 7, discarding the original end date of May 24.

The steel sector was allowed to maintain an essential minimum activity, taking the activity of weekends or holidays as a reference point. Spanish steel...

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