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China’s first-half crude steel output grew at fastest pace in at least five years, adding pressure on annual output cut target

Boosted by robust demand amid economic recovery, China's crude steel output grew at the fastest growth in five years in the first half of the year, adding pressure on China's target to cut steel production this year as port of carbon emission cut.

According to data released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), China churned out 560 million tonnes of crude steel in the first six months of the year, representing an increase of . . .

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