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1022. 

According to World Steel Association monthly crude steel report for April 2020, India's crude steel output declined by how much percent during April, 2020 in comparison to the 9.021 MT of crude steel production in April 2019?

[A]. 35.2%
[B]. 45.2%
[C]. 65.2%
[D]. 55.2%

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

In accordance with the World Steel Association (worldsteel) monthly crude steel report for April 2020, India's crude steel output declined by 65.2% to 3.137 million tonnes (MT) during April, 2020 in comparison to the 9.021 MT of crude steel production in April 2019. The key reason behind this decrease is the nationwide lockdown imposed on March 25, 2020 to contain the COVID-19 spread.

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