23.04.2013 - World crude steel production up 1pct to 135 mn tons in March Y-o-Y
World crude steel production for the 63 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 135 million tonnes (Mt) in March 2013, an increase of 1.0% compared to March 2012. In the first three months of 2013, Asia produced 259.8 Mt of crude steel, an increase of 6.4% over the first quarter of 2012. The EU produced 41.5 Mt of crude steel in the first quarter of 2013, down by -5.4% compared to the same quarter of 2012. North America’s crude steel production in the first three months of 2013 was 29.7 Mt, a decrease of -5.7% compared to the first quarter of 2012...............................................Full Article: Source
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