World crude steel production for the 62 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 130 million tonnes in July 2012, an increase of 2% YoY as compared to July 2011.
|Jul '12||Jul '11||YoY||YTD '12||YTD '11||YoY|
|Total 62 countries||129738||127210||2||896944||888396||1|
In '000 tonnes
The crude steel capacity utilization ratio for the 62 countries in July 2012 declined to 78.7% from 80.4% in June 2012. Compared to July 2011, it is 0.8 percentage points lower.
Source - worldsteel