Global crude steel production up 1.7% in July

Global crude steel production came to a total of 156.7 million tonnes in July 2019, up by 1.7% from 154.01 million tonnes in the corresponding month a year ago, according to data released by the World Steel Association (Worldsteel) on Tuesday August 27.

Output from Chinese steelmakers was 85.22 million tonnes, a 5% increase from 81.18 million tonnes in July 2018. India’s output rose by 1.7% to 9.22 million tonnes, while Japanese production...


Paul Lim

August 28, 2019

13:30 GMT