JSW Crude Steel Production in May 2021 up 10% YoY
JSW Steel on has reported crude steel production of 1.367 million tonnes of crude steel in May 2021, up by 10% YoY from 1.248 million tonnes in May 2020. The production of flat rolled products rose 10% YoY to 0.999 million tonnes in May 2021 from 0.905 million tonnes in May 2020. Production of long rolled products escalated by 55% YoY to 0.309 million tonnes from 0.200 million tonnes in May 2020.
The company said its capacity utilisation in May 2021 was 91% due to priority in supply of liquid oxygen for medical purposes over augmenting steel production. More than 30,000 tonnes of liquid oxygen for medical purposes was supplied from the steel complexes of JSW Steel as compared to 20,000 tonnes in April