China’s steel output hits new high in August

China’s crude steel, hot metal and finished steel output rose to new highs in August, according to data released by the country’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Tuesday September 15.

August output
Crude steel: 94.85 million tonnes, up by 8.4% from a year earlier, up by 1.6% from July
Hot metal: 78.55 million tonnes, up 5% year on year, up by 0.5% month on month

Finished steel: 119.13 million tonnes, up...

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Jessica Zong

September 15, 2020

07:00 GMT

Shanghai