Global Crude Steel Production in January 2021 up by 5% YoY
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Global Crude Steel Production in January 2021 up by 5% YoY

World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association was 162.9 million tonnes in January 2021, a 4.8% increase

World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association was 162.9 million tonnes in January 2021, a 4.8% increase compared to January 2020.

Crude Steel Production by Region

Asia & Oceania 119.0 million tonnes, up 6.3% YoY

EU (27) 12.2 million tonnes, down 0.4% YoY

North America 9.6 million tonnes, down 7% YoY

CIS 9.2 million tonnes, up 4.5% YoY

Europe, Other 4.4 million tonnes, up 11.2% YoY

South America 3.8 million tonnes, up 11.4% YoY

Middle East 3.6 million tonnes, up 1.5% YoY

Africa 1.2 million tonnes, down 7.9% YoY

Source – worldsteel

Top 10 Steel Producing Countries

1. China 90.2 million tonne, up 6.8% YoY

2. India 10.0 million tonne, up 7.6% YoY

3. Japan 7.9 million tonne, down 3.9% YoY

4. United States 6.9 million tonne, down 9.9%YoY

5. Russia 6.7 million tonne, up 6.5% YoY

6. South Korea 6.0 million tonne, up 4.9% YoY

7. Turkey 3.4 million tonne, up 12.7% YoY

8. Germany 3.3 million tonne, up 6.0% YoY

9. Brazil 3.0 million tonne, up 10.8% YoY

10. Iran 2.6 million tonne, up10.2% YoY

Source – worldsteel

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