TURKEY June 22 2017 1:33 PM
AHKARA (Scrap Register): Turkish Crude Steel production has shot up by 9.7 percent to 3.3 metric tons during the month of May this year, according to the latest figures released by the World Steel Association (worldsteel).
In the EU, Germany produced 3.8 Mt of crude steel in May 2017, a decrease of -1.4% compared to May 2016.
Italy has produced 2.1 Mt of crude steel, down by -4.1% on May 2016. France produced 1.4 Mt of crude steel, up by 21.5% compared to May 2016.
Spain has produced 1.2 Mt of crude steel, down by -3.7% on May 2016.
The United States has produced 7.0 Mt of crude steel in May 2017, an increase of 0.2% compared to May 2016.
Brazil’s crude steel production for May 2017 was 2.9 Mt, up by 13.2% on May 2016.