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November 2021 crude steel production

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Author : Brussels, Belgium
Update time : 2022-01-05 13:43:24

Crude steel production by region

Africa produced 1.5 Mt in November 2021, up 37.4% on November 2020. Asia and Oceania produced 98.3 Mt, down 15.5%. The CIS produced 8.8 Mt, up 5.8%. The EU (27) produced 12.9 Mt, up 3.7%. Europe, Other produced 4.3 Mt, up 4.4%. The Middle East produced 3.8 Mt, down 5.3%. North America produced 9.7 Mt, up 9.3%. South America produced 3.9 Mt, up 3.5%.

 

Table 1. Crude steel production by region      
  Nov 2021 (Mt) % change Nov 21/20   Jan-Nov 2021 (Mt) % change Jan-Nov 21/20      
Africa 1.5 37.4   14.7 31.1      
Asia and Oceania 98.3 -15.5   1,264.9 1.3      
CIS 8.8 5.8   97.0 6.8      
EU (27) 12.9 3.7   141.4 17.0      
Europe, Other 4.3 4.4   46.7 12.1      
Middle East 3.8 -5.3   37.4 -0.3      
North America 9.7 9.3   108.3 17.8      
South America 3.9 3.5   42.1 20.7      
Total 64 countries 143.3 -9.9   1,752.5 4.5      
                 

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 69.3 Mt in November 2021, down 22.0% on November 2020. India produced 9.8 Mt, up 2.2%. Japan produced 8.0 Mt, up 10.7%. The United States produced 7.2 Mt, up 13.8%. Russia is estimated to have produced 6.5 Mt, up 9.4%. South Korea produced 5.9 Mt, up 2.7%. Germany produced 3.4 Mt, down 0.3%. Turkey produced 3.4 Mt, up 6.1%. Brazil produced 3.1 Mt, up 2.5%. Iran is estimated to have produced 2.7 Mt, down 5.2%.

 

Table 2. Top 10 steel-producing countries
  Nov 2021 (Mt)   % change Nov 21/20   Jan-Nov 2021 (Mt) % change Jan-Nov 21/20
China 69.3   -22.0   946.4 -2.6
India 9.8   2.2   107.3 19.3
Japan 8.0   10.7   88.4 16.8
United States 7.2   13.8   78.8 18.9
Russia 6.5 e 9.4   69.7 7.1
South Korea 5.9   2.7   64.6 5.6
Germany 3.4   -0.3   36.9 13.5
Turkey 3.4   6.1   36.7 13.4
Brazil 3.1   2.5   33.4 17.4
Iran 2.7 e -5.2   25.7 -3.4


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

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