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India's steel output edges past world in H1 of CY2019, lags China

Domestic production up 5% compared to China's 10% and global output rise of 4.9%; EU churns out 2.5% less steel

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crude steel | Crude steel output | Global crude steel production

Nirmalya Behera  |  Bhubaneswar 

India's crude steel production has grown more than the world output during the first six months of calendar year 2019 compared to the same period of 2018. During the first half (January-June) of 2019, the production of the metal grew by five per cent to 56.96 million tonnes (mt) compared to 54.23 million tonnes recorded in the same period of 2018, according to World Steel Association (WSA).

World crude steel production was 925.1 mt in the first six months of 2019, up by 4.9 per cent compared to the same period in 2018. Asia produced 660.2 mt of crude steel, an increase of 7.4 ...

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First Published: Mon, August 12 2019. 19:24 IST
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