Global steel demand growth to slow in 2018 after strong 2017 – worldsteel

Global steel demand growth is expected to slow to 1.6% next year following strong growth in 2017 that was driven by top consumer China, the World Steel Association (worldsteel) said on Monday. "The risks to the global economy … have to some extent abated. We see the best balance of risks since the 2008 economic crisis," worldsteel said in a statement.