World Crude Steel Production Down 21 Percent in First Half

August 2009
Metal Center News;Aug2009, Vol. 49 Issue 9, p48
Trade Publication
The article reports that the global crude steel production for the 66 countries reporting to the World Steel Association summed to 99.8 million tons in June 2009. According to the article, total crude steel production for the first six months of 2009 was 549 million tons. It is stated that North America saw a 48.5% fall of its crude steel produce as it manufactures 35.6 million tons.


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