World production of crude steel increased by 23.3% in April 2021.
World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 169.5 million tonnes (Mt) in April 2021, a 23.3% increase compared to April 2020.
China produced 97.9 Mt in April 2021, up 13.4 % on April 2020. India produced 8.3Mt, up 152.1%. Japan produced 78 Mt, up 18.9%.
Top 10 crude steel producing countries in the world
|Countries||April 2021 (Mt)||% change April -April 21/20||Jan-April 2021(Mt)||% change 21/20|
|South Korea||5.9 e||15.4||23.4||6.5|
Arab countries’ production of crude steel
|Countries||April 2021 (Mt)||April 2020 (Mt)||% change 21/20|
|United Arab Emirates||259||115||125%|