CISA: China’s daily crude steel output decreases further in late May

Thursday, 13 June 2013 15:35:35 (GMT+2)   -   Shanghai

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The China Iron and Steel Association (CISA) has announced that in late May (May 21-31) this year the average aggregate daily crude steel output of large and medium-sized steel enterprises in China totaled 1.612 million mt, down 4.7 percent compared to mid-May (May 11-20). Meanwhile, the average aggregate daily crude steel production of all steelmakers in China in late May was estimated at 1.9596 million mt, indicating a drop of 3.9 percent compared with mid-May.

According to the CISA's previous figures, in mid-May this year the average aggregate daily crude steel output of large and medium-sized steel enterprises in China amounted to 1.7405 million mt, down 0.4 percent compared to early May (May. 1-10). In mid-May, the average aggregate daily crude steel production of all steelmakers in China was estimated at 2.1854 million mt, indicating an decrease of 0.3 percent compared with early May.