European crude steel production (EU28) increased to 14.4m tonnes in August, up 5.4% m-o-m and up 3.9% y-o-y. German steel production totalled 3.6m tonnes, up 2.6% m-o-m but still was 1.7% lower y-o-y. French steel output increased to 1.3m tonnes, up 15.2% m-o-m and up 1.3% y-o-y.
The EU steel output increased to 113.6m tonnes over the Jan.-August period, up 3.9m tonnes or 3.6% y-o-y. German steel production increased to 29.4m tonnes, up 430KT or 1.5% y-o-y. French steel output increased to 10.2m tonnes, up 540KT or 5.6% y-o-y.
Source: World Steel Association