WSA: Steel to Hit New Record in 2012

May 2011
Metal Center News;May2011, Vol. 51 Issue 6, p46
Trade Publication
The article reports on the forecast of World Steel Association (WSA) that the apparent use of steel will grow by 5.9 percent in 2011 and that its demand will increase by six percent in 2012 throughout the world. This suggests that the use of steel will remain 14 percent below that level in 2007. WSA projects that China's steel use will increase by 5.0 percent to 605 million tons. It expects the rebound of steel use in the U.S. to continue this year.


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