China's crude steel output up in early November

Nov 21, 2012 | 09:13 AM | None

Tags  China, crude steel output, November, China Iron and Steel Association, Cisa

SHANGHAI — China’s crude steel output increased further in November as steelmakers rushed to boost production on price gains.

State-owned and large steelmakers who are also members of the China Iron and Steel Association (Cisa) contributed most to the increase this month.

Daily crude steel output totaled 1.64 million tonnes in the first 10 days of November, according to the association. This is up 7.8 percent from 1.52 million tonnes per day in the final 10 days of October and marks the highest level since late July, Cisa said.....

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