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China crude steel production 72.3M tonnes in May

June 22, 2017

Worldsteel reported Chinese crude steel production at 72.3 million metric tonnes in May, 2.5% higher than in May 2016. Chinese crude output for the first five months of 2017 was 4.1% higher than in the same period last year. Chinese net finished steel exports (exports minus imports) in May were 5.9 million tonnes, 29.5% lower […]

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May world crude steel production 143.3M tonnes

June 21, 2017

Worldsteel published May’s world crude steel production yesterday. World crude steel output was 143.3 million metric tonnes, 2.0% higher than in May 2016. World production for the first five months of 2017 was 4.5% higher than in the same period last year. China accounted for half of world output in May with production of 72.3 […]

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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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March world crude steel production 145.0M tonnes

April 26, 2017

Worldsteel published March’s world crude steel production on April 24th. World crude steel output was 145.0 million metric tonnes, 4.6% higher than in March 2016. World production in the first quarter of 2017 was 5.6% higher than in the same period last year. China accounted for half of world output in March with production of […]

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Worldsteel raises 2017 world steel demand growth forecast

April 22, 2017

In its latest Short Range Outlook (SRO), published April 21st, Worldsteel revised its world apparent steel use (ASU) growth forecast upward. The revision increased estimated world steel demand growth between 2016 and 2017 from 0.5% in its October 2016 Short Range Outlook to 1.3% in the recent published figures. While China’s ASU was expected to […]

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February world crude steel production 126.6M tonnes

March 23, 2017

Worldsteel published February’s world crude steel production yesterday. World crude steel output was 126.6 million metric tonnes, 4.1% higher than in February 2016, though February 2016 was one day longer. China accounted for 48% of world output in February with production of 61.2 million tonnes, 4.6% up on February 2016. Asian crude production outside of […]

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