September Italian crude steel output slumps after recovery in August

Crude steel output in Italy dropped by 18.71% year-on-year in September 2020, mainly due to lower flat steel production, Italian steel association Federacciai said on this week.

The country’s crude steel production amounted to 1.79 million tonnes in September, down from 2.21 million tonnes in the corresponding month of 2019.
The decline follows on from a recovery in output in August after steelmakers shortened their usual summer stoppages.

Flat steel output in Italy dropped by 33.40% year-on-year to 694,000 tonnes in...


Maria Tanatar

October 21, 2020

08:16 GMT