IN FIGURES: China’s crude steel output hits 1 billion tonnes in 2020

By IM Staff
Published: Tuesday, 19 January 2021

China’s crude steel output in 2020 exceeded 1 billion tonnes for the first time with an increase of 5.2%, according to data released by the country’s National Bureau of Statistics on Monday January 18.

By Jessica Zong

2020 output
Crude steel: 1.05 billion tonnes, up 5.2% from 2019
Hot metal: 887.52 million tonnes, up 4.3% year on year
Finished steel: 1.32 billion tonnes, up 7.7% year on year

December 2020 output

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