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September world crude steel production 141.4M tonnes

October 24, 2017

Worldsteel published September’s world crude steel production yesterday. World crude steel output was 141.4 million metric tonnes, 5.6% higher than in September 2016. World production for the first nine months of 2017 was 5.3% higher than in the same period last year. China accounted for 51% of world output in September with production of 71.8 […]

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US flat steel imports fall 11% in August

September 10, 2017

Based on reported import licenses, US flat steel products imports fell 11% from 1,044,000 short tons in July to 935,000 tons in August. Flat products imports for the first eight months of 2017 were flat compared to the same period last year. However, comparing the first eight months of 2016 to 2017 by product, cut […]

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July world crude steel production 143.2M tonnes

August 26, 2017

Worldsteel published July’s world crude steel production on August 24th. World crude steel output was 143.2 million metric tonnes, 6.3% higher than in July 2016. World production for the first seven months of 2017 was 4.6% higher than in the same period last year. China accounted for 52% of world output in July with production […]

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June world crude steel production 141.0M tonnes

July 24, 2017

Worldsteel published June’s world crude steel production on July 20th. World crude steel output was 141.0 million metric tonnes, 3.2% higher than in June 2016. World production for the first six months of 2017 was 4.3% higher than in the same period last year. China accounted for 52% of world output in June with production […]

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April world crude steel production 142.1 million tonnes

May 24, 2017

Worldsteel published April’s world crude steel production yesterday. World crude steel output was 142.1 million metric tonnes, 5.0% higher than in April 2016. World production for the first four months of 2017 was 5.1% higher than in the same period last year. China accounted for 51% of world output in April with production of 72.8 […]

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US steel long products imports rise 39% in March

April 19, 2017

Based on reported import licenses, US long products imports rose 39% from 392,000 short tons in February to 546,000 tons in March. Long products imports for the first three months of 2017 were 3% higher than in the same period last year with rebar increasing the most (10%) and parallel flange sections showing the largest […]

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