Global steel output tumble deepens

Via World Steel:

World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 151.5 million tonnes (Mt) in October 2019, a 2.8% decrease compared to October 2018.

China’s crude steel production for October 2019 was 81.5 Mt, a decrease of 0.6% compared to October 2018. India produced 9.1 Mt of crude steel in October 2019, down 3.4% on October 2018. Japan produced 8.2 Mt of crude steel in October 2019, down 4.9% on October 2018. South Korea’s crude steel production was 6.0 Mt in October 2019, a decrease of 3.5% on October 2018.

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