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US flat steel products imports down 2% in May

June 8, 2017

Based on reported import licenses, US flat steel products imports fell 2% from 887,000 short tons in April to 872,000 tons in May. Flat products imports for the first five months of 2017 were 4% lower than in the same period last year, with increases in hot dip galvanized (+26%) and cold rolled (+33%) imports, […]

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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 drop 19% in February

March 20, 2017

Based on reported import licenses, US long products imports fell 19% from 454,000 short tons in January to 366,000 tons in February. Long products imports in February 2016 were 431,000 tons and in February 2015 they were 446,000 tons. The drop between January and February was mainly due to lower rebar imports from Turkey, though […]

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January world crude steel production 136.5M tonnes

February 24, 2017

Worldsteel published January’s world crude steel production on February 21st. World crude steel output was 136.5M metric tonnes, 7.0% higher than in January 2016. China accounted for 49% of world output in January with production of 67.2 million tonnes, up 7.4% compared to January 2016. Asian crude production outside of China increased by 6.1% driven […]

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2016 world crude steel production 1.63Bn tonnes

January 26, 2017

Worldsteel published December and full-year 2016 global crude steel production on January 25th. World crude steel production was 134.1 million metric tonnes in December, 5.5% higher than in December 2015. Full-year 2016 production was 1,629 million tonnes, 0.8% higher than in 2015. Chinese crude production accounted for 50% of full-year 2016 world output and showed […]

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November world crude steel production 132.4M tonnes

December 20, 2016

Worldsteel published November’s world crude steel production today. World crude steel output was 132.4 million metric tonnes, 5.0% higher than in November 2015. World crude steel production in the first 11 months of 2016 was 0.5% higher than in the same period last year. China accounted for 50% of world output in November with production […]

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