WorldSteel exec upbeat on industry’s future

Jun 28, 2012 | 01:53 PM | Ana Paula Camargo

Tags  World Steel Association, Edwin Basson, Brazil Steel Congress, Ana Paula Camargo

SÃO PAULO, Brazil — The global steel industry’s future will be shaped by population growth trends, raw materials availability and environmental sustainability, according to World Steel Association director-general Edwin Basson.

The world population will grow until stabilizing at around 9 billion in 2050, Basson told delegates at the 23rd Brazilian Steel Congress in São Paulo. As a result, global steel use will total 2.2 billion to 3 billion tonnes per year,....

Latest Pricing Trends


Are you stocking more inventory today than 18 months ago?


View previous results