23.09.2013 - Global crude steel production up 5.2pct in August
World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 130 million tonnes (Mt) in August 2013, an increase of 5.2% compared to August 2012. China’s crude steel production for August 2013 was 66.3 Mt, up by 12.8% compared to August 2012. Elsewhere in Asia, Japan produced 9.1Mt of crude steel in August 2013, a decrease of -0.6% over August 2012. South Korea’s crude steel production was 5.6 Mt in August 2013, down by -13.1% on August 2012......................................Full Article: Source
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