China iron, steel production down month on month in August on seasonal dip in demand

Chinese steel mills reduced molten iron, crude and finished steel output in August month on month, mainly due to the weakening the seasonal slowdown in demand during the summer months, according to official statistics.

But output was up in comparison with August 2022.

Molten iron production totaled 74.62 million tonnes in August, down by 2.98 million tonnes, or 3.8%, from 77.60 million tonnes in...


Jessica Zong

September 15, 2023

11:01 GMT