China’s 2020 pig iron output up 4.3% on year

Issued at 2021-01-21

China’s total pig iron output in 2020 reached an all-time high of 887.5 million tonnes, higher by 4.3% on year, new data from the country’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) published on January 18 showed.

Though the growth in pig iron output over the full year was below the 5.2% on-year rise in the country’s total crude steel output last year, it was fractionally higher than the 4.2% gain for January-November, the data shows

Source: MySteel