Manganese ore production increased 27% over the first 9 months of 2013, compared with the same period in 2012.

In Q3 2013, Eramet's turnover totalled €754 million, a 5% decrease compared with the 3rd quarter of 2012.

Global carbon steel production rose 3% over the first nine months of 2013 compared with the same period in 2012, and 5% in Q3 2013 compared with the 3rd quarter of 2012. It was mainly driven by Chinese growth (+10% in the 3rd quarter of 2013 compared with the 3rd quarter of 2012).

Eramet Alloys' turnover in the aerospace sector grew 4% over the first nine months of 2013 compared with the same period in 2012, but non-aerospace activities (energy, tooling, etc) were heavily affected by the economic environment, particularly with respect to automotive markets.