China’s large and medium steel-making companies saw earnings rise for four months in a row in late 2010, after a profit squeeze during the May-July period.

According to CISA, the 75 steel producers had combined profits of RMB 7,877 million in November 2010, up 13.20% over the previous month.

There were 10 companies running in red in November with their monthly losses coming to RMB494M, compared with 12 in October with RMB570M deficits.

Source China Metals e-mail chinametal@xinhua.org