AT A GLANCE: Vesuvius sales fall as global steel, vehicle production slow

By William Clarke
Published: Thursday, 04 March 2021

UK-registered refractory producer Vesuvius reported a sharp drop in demand for its products in 2020, driven by a slowdown in global economic activity in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Vesuvius’ steel division reported revenues of £1.05 billion ($1.46 billion) in 2020, a drop of 12.5% year-on-year. Global steel production excluding China and Iran,...

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