Global Steel Production Ticks Up in March

Reuters

Global production of crude steel rose slightly in March from the same month last year, with strong growth in China offsetting a decline in the EU, U.S. and elsewhere.

Global crude steel output at 135 million tonnes in March, was up by 1.1% compared with March 2012.

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Chinese production rose by 6.6% to 66.3 million tonnes in the same period.