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According to the International Iron and Steel Institute (IISI), total world crude steel production was up 5.6% from the same period in 2007.
Growth in the EU and CIS was flat while North America grew production grew 2.5%. Asia grew at 8.7% led by China's growth of over 4 million metric tons or 10.2%.
On an annualized basis, China's rate of production growth is 11.0%, down from 20.6% in the same period in 2007. China remains the world's largest producer ofContinue Reading »
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