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China's steelmakers push output to record high after price rally

April's daily rate of 2.314m tonnes surpasses previous best set in June 2014

Beijing

CHINA'S daily crude steel output jumped to a record high in April as mills ramped up production to take advantage of rising prices and the best profits this decade.

Output over the month rose 0.5 per cent to 69.42 million tonnes from a year earlier, the National Bureau of