According to iron and steel short‐term demand forecasting World Steel Association announced on 13th, world steel demand of 2016 decreased by 0.8% from the previous year to 1.48770 billion tons, it will be the decrease for the 2 straight years. Though demand in China makes up 43% of the total in the world, it will decrease for the 3 straight years. Total of countries other than China will rise by 1.8% for the first time in 2 years.
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