Global crude steel production up 5% in May

Steelmakers around the world produced a total of 162.74 million tonnes of crude steel in May, up 5.4% from 154.46 million tonnes a year earlier, according to the latest data released by the World Steel Association (Worldsteel).

China posted the strongest growth in percentage terms. Its crude steel output rose 10% year on year to 89.09 million tonnes. India’s output increased...


Paul Lim

June 25, 2019

10:20 GMT