China’s finished steel exports down 35% in October

China’s finished steel exports experienced a sharp 35% year-on-year decrease in October amid high domestic prices, which encouraged mills to focus their attention on the local market.

The country shipped 4.98 million tonnes of finished steel last month, down 2.72 million tonnes from 7.70 million tonnes a year earlier, according to preliminary Chinese customs data...

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Jessica Zong

November 08, 2017

10:08 GMT

Shanghai