Crude Steel Output to Reach to 28 Million Tons in Oct-Dec Plan

According to iron and steel output plan of 3rd quarter (Oct-Dec) of fiscal 2013, by Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, crude steel output increases by 2.7% from result expectations in the previous period to 28.48.91 million tons, it reaches to 28 million tons for the first time in 2 quarters. Steel production of ordinary steel and special steel, for both domestic and exports, increases. Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Iron and Steel Division, points to need to mark an actual demand trend of construction steels while some construction works are delayed.