10.04.2014 - World apparent steel use to rise 3.1pct to 1,527 Mt in 2014
The World Steel Association (worldsteel) has released its Short Range Outlook (SRO) for 2014 and 2015. worldsteel forecasts that global apparent steel use will increase by 3.1% to 1,527 Mt in 2014 following growth of 3.6% in 2013. In 2015, it is forecast that world steel demand will grow further by 3.3% and will reach 1,576 Mt. Chairman of worldsteel Economics Committee, Mr Hans Jürgen Kerkhoff said “In 2013 world steel demand grew higher than our previous forecasts due to a stronger than expected performance in the developed world in the second half of the year...............................................Full Article: Source
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