China is expected to produce 981 million tonnes of crude steel in 2020 and 988 million tonnes in 2019. Photo: Reuters
China is expected to produce 981 million tonnes of crude steel in 2020 and 988 million tonnes in 2019. Photo: Reuters

China’s steel output expected to drop in 2020 after infrastructure, real estate boom led to record 2019

  • The world’s top steel producer is expected to produce 981 million tonnes of crude steel in 2020 and 988 million tonnes in 2019
  • Steel demand in China is expected to fall 0.6 per cent year-on-year to 881 million tonnes in 2020, but rise 7.3 per cent to 886 million in 2019

China is expected to produce 981 million tonnes of crude steel in 2020 and 988 million tonnes in 2019. Photo: Reuters
China is expected to produce 981 million tonnes of crude steel in 2020 and 988 million tonnes in 2019. Photo: Reuters
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