World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 158.7 million tonnes (Mt) in December 2021, a -3.0% decrease compared to December 2020. despite the decline in production in December, The world production of steel crude up by 3.6% compared to production in 2020.
Crude steel production in the world
|Area||December 2021 (Mt)||% change Dec. – Dec. 21/20||2021(Mt)||% change 21/20|
|Asia and Oceania||116.1||-4.4||1,382.0||0.6|
China may lead the steel-producing countries in 2021, with a production of 1,032.8 million tonnes, a 3.0% decrease compared to the production in 2020, followed by India with a production of 118.1 million tonnes, an increase of 17.8%, and Japan in third rank with a production of 96.3, an increase of 14.9%
Top 10 crude steel producing countries in the world
|Countries||December 2021 (Mt)||% change Dec. – Dec. 21/20||2021(Mt)||% change 21/20|
In the Arab countries, Egypt came first with 10.3 million tonnes, an increase of 25.1%, followed by Saudi Arabia with 8.7 million tonnes, an increase of 12.3%, and Algeria came in third Rank with 4.0 million tonnes.
Arab countries’ production of crude steel
|Countries||2021 (Mt)||2020 (Mt)||% change 21/20|
|United Arab Emirates||4.0||4.0||0.0|