Global crude steel output rises 2% in January

Global crude steel production totaled 154.44 million tonnes in January, a year-on-year rise of 2.1%, according to the World Steel Association (Worldsteel).

The increase was made possible by a 7.2% rise in Chinese steel production, which hit 84.27 million tonnes in January 2020.
In contrast, two other Asian steelmaking powerhouses - India and South Korea - recorded year-on-year decreases.

Indian output fell by 3.2%...


February 26, 2020

09:30 GMT