Global crude steel output rises 5.3 percent in 2017 - worldsteel

25 January 2018

Global crude steel production rose 5.3 percent to 1.691 billion tonnes in 2017 from 2016, figures from the World Steel Association (worldsteel) showed on Wednesday.

Crude steel output in China, the world’s top producer and consumer of the alloy, rose to 831.7 million tonnes, up 5.7 percent versus 2016.