Italian crude steel output down 5.2 percent in 2019

Monday, 20 January 2020 17:28:35 (GMT+3)   |   Brescia

Italian crude steel output amounted to 23.245 million mt in 2019, down 5.2 percent from the 2018 output, according to the Italian steel producers association Federacciai.

In comparison, Italian crude steel output had totaled 24.532 million mt in 2018, 24.069 million mt in 2017, 23.372  million mt in 2016, 22.018 million mt in 2015, 23.715 million mt in 2014, 24.091 million mt in 2013, and 27.251 million mt in 2012.

In December last year, crude steel production in Italy amounted to 1.413 million metric tons, down 17.3 percent year on year, especially due to Arvedi's maintenance works and the Ilva crisis, SteelOrbis understands.

Meanwhile, in 2019 Italy's long steel output amounted to 12.2 million metric tons, down 1.6 percent, while Italian flat steel output totaled 10.617 million metric tons, decreasing by 4.8 percent, both year on year.

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