The country had produced 8.869 MT of crude steel during the same month last year, the global industry body said in its latest report.
However, global steel output has started showing a positive trend, the data showed.
World crude steel production for 64 countries reporting to the world steel was 156.244 MT in August 2020, registering a rise of 0.6% compared to August 2019, the world steel said.
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