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WEEKLY: China hot-rolled coil output at 6-year low


Production of hot-rolled coils (HRC) among the country's 37 flat steelmakers Mysteel tracks decreased for the second week over November 25-December 1 to 2.8 million tonnes, a new low since Mysteel started to compile the data in May 2015.
During the survey week, HRC output declined by another 112,900 tonnes or 3.9% on week, while average rolling capacity utilization among these mills declined asccordingly by 2.89 percentage points on week to 71.69%, the data show.   Some steelmakers in North and East China conducted maintenance work on their hot strip mills


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