China’s finished steel exports slump by nearly a third in 2017

China’s finished steel exports fell by 30.50% in 2017, mainly due to higher domestic prices diverting volumes from overseas markets.

The country shipped 75.43 million tonnes of finished steel in 2017, down 30.50% from 108.43 million tonnes in 2016, according to preliminary Chinese customs data released on Friday January 12.  In December,...


Jessica Zong

January 12, 2018

12:02 GMT