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World pig iron production grows in 2014

The variable negligibly grew by 0.85% in comparison with the previous year, according to updated data released by U.S. Geological Survey. It reached its 17-year maximum as iron production barely increased from 1 180 000 thousand tonnes to 1 190 000 thousand tonnes, as it follows the tendency of the previous year when it went up by 4.42 percent. The indicator saw a 122.43% increase over the past 17 years. Moreover, it has had a 0.03 percent average annual growth rate over the last 5 years with a marginal overall rise since the start of time series. It averaged 845 414.58 thousand tonnes from 1998 to 2014 and it attained its minimum of 535 000 thousand tonnes in 1998.

World pig iron production grows in 2014
Date Thousand Tonnes Variation
2014 1 190 000.00 0.85
2013 1 180 000.00 4.42
2012 1 130 000.00 1.8
2011 1 110 000.00 6.73
2010 1 040 000.00 13.17
2009 919 000.00 -1.29
2008 931 000.00 -2.62
2007 956 000.00 8.51
2006 881 000.00 9.85
2005 802 000.00 11.39

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