World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 167.9 million tonnes (Mt) in June 2021, an 11.6% increase compared to June 2020.
CRUDE STEEL PRODUCTION BY REGION
- Africa produced 1.5 Mt in June 2021, up 46.9% on June 2020.
- Asia and Oceania produced 122.5 Mt, up 6.4%.
- The CIS produced 8.9 Mt, up 9.1%.
- The EU (27) produced 13.2 Mt, up 34.7%.
- Europe, Other produced 4.3 Mt, up 21.0%
- The Middle East produced 3.6 Mt, up 9.1%.
- North America produced 10.0 Mt, up 45.2%.
- South America produced 3.9 Mt, up 51.3%.
The 64 countries included in this stats accounted for approximately 98% of total world crude steel production in 2020. Regions and countries covered by the above:
- Africa: Egypt, Libya, South Africa
- Asia and Oceania: Australia, China, India, Japan, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Korea, Taiwan (China), Vietnam
- CIS: Belarus, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Russia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan
- European Union (27)
- Europe, Other: Bosnia-Herzegovina, Macedonia, Norway, Serbia, Turkey, United Kingdom
- Middle East: Iran, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates
- North America: Canada, Cuba, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, United States
- South America: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela
TOP 10 STEEL-PRODUCING COUNTRIES
- China produced 93.9 Mt in June 2021, up 1.5% on June 2020.
- India produced 9.4 Mt, up 21.4%.
- Japan produced 8.1 Mt, up 44.4%.
- The United States produced 7.1 Mt, up 44.4%.
- Russia is estimated to have produced 6.4 Mt, up 11.4%.
- South Korea produced 6.0 Mt, up 17.3%.
- Germany produced 3.4 Mt, up 38.2%.
- Turkey produced 3.4 Mt, up 17.9%.
- Brazil produced 3.1 Mt, up 45.2%.
- Iran is estimated to have produced 2.5 Mt, up 1.9%.
The World Steel Association (worldsteel) is one of the largest and most dynamic industry associations in the world, with members in every major steel-producing country. worldsteel represents steel producers, national and regional steel industry associations, and steel research institutes. Members represent around 85% of global steel production.