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June 2021 crude steel production

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Author : Brussels, Belgium
Update time : 2021-07-23 17:28:01

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%.

Table 1. Crude steel production by region
  Jun 2021 (Mt) % change Jun 21/20   Jan-Jun 2021 (Mt) % change Jan-Jun 21/20
Africa 1.5 46.9   8.0 28.0
Asia and Oceania 122.5 6.4   737.0 13.8
CIS 8.9 9.1   53.3 8.7
EU (27) 13.2 34.7   77.8 18.4
Europe, Other 4.3 21.0   25.2 18.1
Middle East 3.6 9.1   21.4 8.7
North America 10.0 45.2   58.7 16.4
South America 3.9 51.3   22.6 28.1
Total 64 countries 167.9 11.6   1 003.9 14.4

The 64 countries included in this table accounted for approximately 98% of total world crude steel production in 2020. Regions and countries covered by the table:

  • 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%.

Table 2. Top 10 steel-producing countries
  Jun 2021 (Mt)   % change Jun 21/20   Jan-Jun 2021 (Mt) % change Jan-Jun 21/20
China 93.9   1.5   563.3 11.8
India 9.4   21.4   57.9 31.3
Japan 8.1   44.4   48.1 13.8
United States 7.1   44.4   42.0 15.5
Russia 6.4 e 11.4   38.2 8.5
South Korea 6.0   17.3   35.2 8.3
Germany 3.4   38.2   20.6 18.1
Turkey 3.4   17.9   19.7 20.6
Brazil 3.1   45.2   18.1 24.0
Iran 2.5 e 1.9   15.0 8.0

e - estimated. Ranking of top 10 producing countries is based on year-to-date aggregate

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