German steel demand, output to keep rising into 2018, RWI says

Consumption and production of steel products in Germany will continue to increase as the country’s economy strengthens over the next two years, research institute RWI Essen said this week.

“The economic upturn in Germany is expected to continue this year and next year. The more vigorous investment activity is likely to lead to an increase in the demand for steel,” the researcher said on Thursday July 13. Germany’s steel industry has experienced a positive year, with crude steel production rising by 1.70%...


Lee Allen

July 14, 2017

14:05 GMT