Finished Steel Outlook Confirms Strong Growth; Steel Output Up in March

May 2006
Metal Center News;May2006, Vol. 46 Issue 6, p55
Trade Publication
The article states that the International Iron and Steel Institute (IISI) forecasts that the total use of finished steel products will continue to show strong growth in all regions of the world. While the main focus of the growth will be in China, total world steel demand is expected to grow by 7.3 percent to 1.087 billion metric tons in 2006. The IISI forecasts that steel use in China will grow by 13 percent to 356 million tons in 2006. India also shows high steel demand growth with a predicted increase of 8 percent for 2006 and 2007.


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