WORLD: June 2022 crude steel production

World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 158.1 million tonnes (Mt) in June 2022, a 5.9% decrease compared to June 2021.

CRUDE STEEL PRODUCTION BY REGION

Africa produced 1.2 Mt in June 2022, down 18.7% on June 2021.

Asia and Oceania produced 118.8 Mt, down 3.1%.

The EU (27) produced 11.8 Mt, down 12.2%.

Europe, Other produced 3.8 Mt, down 10.9%.

The Middle East produced 3.4 Mt, down 5.0%.

North America produced 9.6 Mt, down 2.4%.

Russia & other CIS + Ukraine produced 5.9 Mt, down 34.3%.

South America produced 3.7 Mt, down 4.9%.

The 64 countries included in this accounted for approximately 98% of total world crude steel production in 2021. Regions and countries covered:

  • Africa: Egypt, Libya, South Africa
  • Asia and Oceania: Australia, China, India, Japan, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Korea, Taiwan (China), Vietnam
  • 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
  • Russia & other CIS + Ukraine: Belarus, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Russia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan
  • South America: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela

TOP 10 STEEL-PRODUCING COUNTRIES

  • China produced 90.7 Mt in June 2022, down 3.3% on June 2021.
  • India produced 10.0 Mt, up 6.3%.
  • Japan produced 7.4 Mt, down 8.1%.
  • The United States produced 6.9 Mt, down 4.2%.
  • Russia is estimated to have produced 5.0 Mt, down 22.2%.
  • South Korea is estimated to have produced 5.6 Mt, down 6.0%.
  • Germany produced 3.2 Mt, down 7.0%.
  • Turkey produced 2.9 Mt, down 13.1%.
  • Brazil is estimated to have produced 2.9 Mt, down 6.1%.
  • Iran is estimated to have produced 2.2 Mt, down 10.8%.

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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