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Global steel output rises 4.1% year-on-year in February – World Steel Association

FILE PHOTO: Worker walks past steel rolls at the Chongqing Iron and Steel plant in Changshou

LONDON (Reuters) – Global crude steel production rose 4.1% to 150.2 million tonnes in February from a year earlier, World Steel Association data showed on Tuesday.

Crude steel output from China, the world’s top producer and consumer of the metal, increased 10.9% to 83 million tonnes in February.

(Reporting by Eric Onstad; Editing by Jan Harvey)

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