6.1% crude steel rise
World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 124 Mt metric tons (mmt) in October 2011. This is 6.2% higher than October 2010.
China's crude steel production for October 2011 was 54.7 mmt, an increase of 9.7% compared to October 2010.
Elsewhere in Asia, Japan produced 9.5 mmt of crude steel in October 2011, a slight decrease of -0.3% compared to the same month last year. South Korea's crude steel production for October 2011 was 6.1 Mt, 17.8% up compared to October 2010.
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