21.06.2013 - World crude steel production up 2.6pct in May Y-o-Y
World crude steel production for the 63 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 136 million tonnes (Mt) in May 2013, an increase of 2.6% compared to May 2012. China’s crude steel production for May 2013 was 67.0 Mt, up by 7.3% compared to May 2012. Elsewhere in Asia, Japan produced 9.6 Mt of crude steel in May 2013, an increase of 4.3% compared to the same month last year. South Korea’s crude steel production was 5.5 Mt in May 2013, down by -7.1% on May 2012...............................................Full Article: Source
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