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World crude steel production increased by 3.3 % in July 2021 

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World crude steel production increased by 3.3 % in July 2021 

 

 

World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 161.7 million tonnes (Mt) in July 2021, a 3.3% increase compared to July 2020.

 

China produced 86.8 Mt in June 2021, down -8.4% on July 2020. India produced 9.8 Mt, up 13.3%. Japan produced 8.0 Mt, up 32.5%. 

Crude steel production in the world

Arae July 2021 (Mt) % change July – July 21/20 Jan-July 2021(Mt) % change 21/20
Africa 1.3 36.9 9.3 29.2
Asia and Oceania 116.4 -2.5 853 10.9
CIS 9.2 11.2 62.5 9
EU (27) 13.0 30.3 90.8 20.1
Europe, Other 4.1 4.6 29.3 15.6
Middle East 3.6 9.2 25.3 10
North America 10.2 36 68.7 18.7
South America 3.8 19.6 26.4 26.3
Total 161.7 3.3 1,165.30 12.4

 

 

Top 10 crude steel producing countries in the world

 

Countries July 2021 (Mt) % change July – July 21/20 Jan-July 2021(Mt) % change 21/20
China 86.8 -8.4 649.3 8.0
India 9.8 13.3 68.0 28.7
Japan 8.0 32.5 56.1 16.2
United States 7.5 37.9 49.5 18.5
Russia 6.7 13.4 44.9 9.2
South Korea 6.1 10.8 41.3 8.7
Turkey 3.0 24.7 23.6 18.9
Germany 3.2 2.5 22.9 17.7
Brazil 3.0 14.5 21.0 22.0
Iran 2.6 9.0 17.8 9.9

 

Arab countries’ production of crude steel

Countries July 2021 (000t) July 2020 (000t) % change 21/20
Egypt 753 534 41.0%
Saudi Arabia 760 691 9.9%
United Arab Emirates 241 229 5.2%
Qatar 93 78 19.2%
Libya 55 15 266%

 

 


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