Global crude steel output up 2.2% in May, Worldsteel says

Global production of crude steel rose by 2.2% year-on-year in May to 141 million tonnes, according to figures released by the World Steel Assn (Worldsteel) on Friday June 20.

China's steel production was up by 2.6% year-on-year to 70.4 million tonnes in May, while South Korea's crude steel output jumped by 11.4% to 6.2 million tonnes  


Lisa Barrington

June 23, 2014

12:19 GMT