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2017 world crude steel production 1,691 million tonnes

January 25, 2018

Worldsteel published December and full-year 2017 world crude steel production yesterday. World crude steel production was 138.1 million metric tonnes in December, 3.9% higher than in December 2016. Full-year 2017 production was 1,691.2 million tonnes, 5.3% higher than in 2016. Chinese crude production accounted for 49% of full-year 2017 world output and showed a 5.7% […]

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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 long steel products imports drop 18% in August

September 17, 2017

Based on reported import licenses, US long steel products imports fell 18% from 429,000 short tons in July to 351,000 tons in August. Long products imports for the first eight months of 2017 were 4% lower than in the same period last year, driven by a 22% drop in rebar imports. The decline in imports […]

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US flat steel products imports increase 15% in June

July 16, 2017

Based on reported import licenses, US flat steel products imports rose 15% from 938,000 short tons in May to 1,079,000 tons in June. Flat products imports for the first six months of 2017 were 1% higher than in the same period last year, with increases in cold rolled (+36%) and hot dip galvanized (+27%) imports […]

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US flat steel products imports rise 13% in April

May 11, 2017

Based on reported import licenses, US flat steel products imports rose 13% from 816,000 short tons in March to 924,000 tons in April. Flat products imports for the first four months of 2017 were 4% lower than in the same period last year, with increases in hot dip galvanized (+26%) and cold rolled (+42%) imports, […]

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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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