Global crude steel output up 1% in January, Worldsteel says

Steelmakers across the world produced 146.7 million tonnes of crude steel in January, up 1% compared with 145.2 million tonnes a year earlier, according to statistics published by the World Steel Association (Worldsteel) on Tuesday February 26.

The United States led the increase last month in percentage terms, with its crude steel output rising 10.1% to 7.6 million tonnes. Asian steel production edged up by...


Paul Lim

February 27, 2019

07:30 GMT