World crude steel output up 5% in January 2021

Global crude steel output increased by 4.8% year on year to 162.9 million tonnes in January 2021, the World Steel Association (Worldsteel) said on February 26, marking the third monthly consecutive increase.

Most countries posted a year-on-year increase in crude steel output in January 2021, while the output in Japan and the United States inched lower, Worldsteel said. China recorded the highest crude steel output in January 2021 at 90.2 million tonnes, up by 6.8% year on year from 84.3 million tonnes in 2020, Worldsteel said. The year-on-year increment rate of 6.8% for China followed...

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Alice Li

February 26, 2021

13:12 GMT

Shanghai