| World crude steel production for the 65 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 137 million tonnes (Mt) in July 2014, an increase of 1.7% compared to July 2013.
| World crude steel production for the 65 countries reporting to the World Steel Association was 137 million tonnes in June 2014, an increase of 3.1% compared to June 2013.
| The forecast expects growth rates at 3 to 3.5 percent for 2014 and 2015.
| There are grounds for greater optimism given improving prospects for steel demand and encouraging developments with regard to threatened scrap export restrictions, the BIR Ferrous Division meeting in Miami on June 4 was informed by its President, Christian Rubach of Germany-based TSR Recycling.
| The report covers the five-year period from 2009 to 2013.
| The World Steel Association has published the 2014 edition of World Steel in Figures. It is now available on worldsteel.org.
| In the 2013 fiscal year, Oryx Stainless has been able to maintain its global market position despite market-related low turnovers and tonnage. The low expectations of the previous financial year were undercut in the process. The group's customers report on the most difficult environment for stainless steel in years.
| Alba SE today announced its results for 2013. Both revenue and profits were below the previous year's results. The outlook for 2014 also is not very optimistic.
12Page 2 of 2