Global steel output rose 2.0 percent year/year in May

21 June 2017

Global crude steel production rose 2.0 percent to 143 million tonnes in May from the same month a year ago, figures from the World Steel Association showed on Tuesday.

Crude steel output from China, the world's top producer and consumer of the alloy, rose to 72.3 million tonnes, up 1.8 percent from May 2016.