China steel consumption likely to post 'zero growth' in 2015 - Angang Steel

martes 3 de febrero de 2015 21:31 GYT

BEIJING Feb 4 (Reuters) - China's steel output and apparent steel consumption would likely post "zero growth" this year, Dou Liwei, a director at Angang Steel Group, told an industry conference on Wednesday.

China's apparent crude steel consumption fell for the first time in three decades in 2014, underlining how the country's economic slowdown is hurting industrial demand. (Reporting by David Stanway; Writing by Manolo Serapio Jr.; Editing by Miral Fahmy)