22.05.2013 - World crude steel output rises by 1.2pct to 132 mln tons in April 2013 Y/Y: WorldSteel
World crude steel production of the 63 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) rose to 132 mn tons in April 2013, an increase of 1.2% compared to April 2012. China’s crude steel production for April 2013 was 65.7 mn tons, up by 6.8% compared to April 2012. Elsewhere in Asia, Japan produced 9.2 mn tons of crude steel in April 2013, up by 1.0% over April 2012. South Korea’s crude steel production was 5.5 mn tons in April 2013, down by -6.3% compared to the same month last year...................................Full Article: Source