China’s finished steel exports up 41% in Q1

China’s finished steel exports surged by over 40% in the first quarter of this year, although the growth is slowing down after volumes hit a record high in January.

During the first three months of the year, China exported a total of 25.78 million tonnes of finished steel, up 40.7% compared with the same period of last year, according to data released by the Chinese customs on Monday April 13.

This was mainly driven by relatively high year-on-year increases posted in January...


Della Fu

April 13, 2015

06:12 GMT