China crude steel production 63.3M tonnes in November

Worldsteel reported Chinese crude steel production at 63.3 million metric tonnes in November, 1.6% lower than in November 2014. Chinese crude output for the first 11 months of 2015 was 2.1% lower than in the same period last year.

China’s net finished steel exports (exports minus imports) in November were 8.7 million tonnes, 1.2% higher than net exports in November 2014, but 15.1% lower than the record level reached in September 2015. Net exports for the first eleven months of 2015 were 28.3% higher than in the first eleven months of 2014.

China monthly crude steel production
January 2005 to November 2015

thousand metric tonnes

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