Global steel use to grow 2.9% in 2013: WorldSteel

Apr 11, 2013 | 04:52 PM | Naomi Christie

Tags  World Steel Association, WorldSteel, steel outlook, apparent steel use, steel growth, Naomi Christie

LONDON — Global growth in apparent steel use has been revised downward to 2.9 percent for this year, the World Steel Association (WorldSteel) said in an April 11 report.

This would result in the use of 1.454 billion tonnes of steel this year, down slightly from WorldSteel’s October forecast of 3.2-percent growth for 2013 to 1.455 billion tonnes.....

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