World production of crude steel increased by 15.2% in March 2021..Egypt achieves a new record
World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 169.2 million tonnes (Mt) in March 2021, a 15.2% increase compared to March 2020.
Global crude steel production was 486.9 Mt in the first three months of 2021, up by 10.0% compared to the same period in 2020.
China produced 94.0 Mt in March 2021, up 19.1% on March 2020. India produced 10.0 Mt, up 23.9%. Japan produced 8.3 Mt, up 4.6%.
Top 10 crude steel producing countries in the world
|Countries||March 2021 (Mt)||% change March -March 21/20||Jan-March 2021(Mt)||% change 21/20|
Arab countries’ production of crude steel
For the first time, crude steel production in Egypt exceeds one million tons, an increase of 48%, and a new record at the monthly level
|Countries||March 2021 (Mt)||March 2020 (Mt)||% change 21/20|
|United Arab Emirates||254||264||-3.7%|