World at Work: India

By Bloomberg Photos - 2013-07-12T09:26:31Z

Photograph by Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

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This week's "World at Work," an occasional slideshow featuring economic events from around the world through the photography of Bloomberg News, photographer Dhiraj Singh looks at the steel industry in India.

Steel consumption in India, the world’s third-largest user of the alloy, increased in the last quarter at the slowest pace in at least five years as demand for automobiles waned amid an economic slowdown.

Left: A worker buffs a bowl for a tiffin carrier at Dhruv Metals' workshop, a stainless steel utensil manufacturer in the suburb of Mira-Bhayander in Thane, India.