Argentinian crude steel production increases 11.1 percent in June

Monday, 15 July 2019 00:40:51 (GMT+3)   |   Sao Paulo

Argentinian crude steel production in June rose 11.1 percent, year-on-year, but dropped 5.6 percent, month-on-month, to 413,500 mt, according to local steel association, Camara Argentina del Acero (CAA).

Argentinian hot rolled finished steel production in June was 367,800 mt, 7.8 percent down, year-on-year, and 10.7 percent down, month-on-month. According to CAA, cold rolled flat steel production in June increased 8 percent, year-on-year, and 20.7 percent, month-on-month, to 111,800 mt.

As for the first half of the year (H1), Argentinian crude steel production increased 20.1 percent, year-on-year, to 2.5 million mt. Hot rolled finished steel production in the six-month period was 2.4 million mt, 12.2 percent up, year-on-year. CAA said local cold rolled flat steel production in the January-June period improved 7.2 percent, year-on-year, to 664,400 mt.


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