Swedish crude steel production down 11% in January 2013

Crude steel output in Sweden was down by 10.6% year-on-year in January 2013, according to data released by Swedish steel association Jernkontoret this week.

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Total production in the first month of the year was 370,600 tonnes, compared with 414,500 tonnes in January 2012.

Swedish output fell by more than 11% year-on-year in the twelve months of 2012 to 4.33 million tonnes.

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