World crude steel production shrugs off pandemic effects to rise 6.6% in Nov

Published: Thursday, 24 December 2020

World crude steel production increased by 6.6% year on year in November, with China, Germany and Ukraine posting the largest increases.

A total of 158.3 million tonnes of crude steel was produced in November by the 64 countries that report their statistics to the World Steel Association (Worldsteel), compared with 147.8 million tonnes in the same month in 2019.

China, the world’s biggest steelmaking country, produced 87.7 million tonnes of crude...

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