September 2021 crude steel production

BRUSSELS, Belgium – World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 144.4 million tonnes (Mt) in September 2021, an 8.9% decrease compared to September 2020.

CRUDE STEEL PRODUCTION BY REGION

  • Africa produced 1.4 Mt in September 2021, up 51.0% on September 2020.
  • Asia and Oceania produced 101.9 Mt, down 14.6%.
  • The CIS produced 8.2 Mt, down 1.0%.
  • The EU (27) produced 12.7 Mt, up 15.6%.
  • Europe, Other produced 4.2 Mt, up 4.3%.
  • The Middle East produced 2.2 Mt, down 35.7%.
  • North America produced 9.8 Mt, up 19.2%.
  • South America produced 3.9 Mt, up 17.0%.

The 64 countries included above accounted for approximately 98% of total world crude steel production in 2020. Regions and countries covered 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

  1. China produced 73.8 Mt in September 2021, down 21.2% on September 2020.
  2. India produced 9.5 Mt, up 7.2%.
  3. Japan produced 8.1 Mt, up 25.6%.
  4. The United States produced 7.3 Mt, up 22.0%.
  5. Russia is estimated to have produced 5.9 Mt, down 2.2%.
  6. South Korea produced 5.5 Mt, down 5.0%.
  7. Germany produced 3.3 Mt, up 10.7%.
  8. Turkey produced 3.3 Mt, up 2.4%.
  9. Brazil produced 3.1 Mt, up 15.3%.
  10. Iran is estimated to have produced 1.3 Mt, down 51.4%. 

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.

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