China’s crude steel output rises 9% in January-February, NBS says

China’s output of crude steel and finished steel both increased significantly during the first two months of 2019 thanks to healthy profit margins, lighter restrictions on production and good demand.

The country produced a total of 149.58 million tonnes of crude steel over the January-February period, up 9.2% from a year earlier, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Thursday March 14. The bureau did not release separate statistics for each of the...

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Jessica Zong

March 14, 2019

06:15 GMT

Shanghai