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Steel production, consumption and foreign trade in Poland in crises: The financial crisis 2008-2009 and the COVID-19 crisis – first half of 2020

B. Gajdzik orcid id ; Silesian University of Technology, Faculty of Materials Engineering, Katowice, Poland

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The publication consists on the situation in Polish steel industry in crises. The aim of the publication is to compare the volume of steel production in Poland in the periods of two crises that is the financial crisis from US in 2007-2009 and the COVID-19 crisis. In the quantitative analysis such data are compared: manufacture of crude steel and finished steel products, consumption of steel products, foreign trade in steel products. The changes in the steel production, consumption and foreign trade in two analyzed crises are helping to assess the depth of the crisis in steel industry.


steel production; consumption; foreign trade; COVID-19 crisis; Poland

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