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Global steel production up 4.5% in 11 months



12/23/2021 - 08:46



Global steel production in January-November 2021 amounted to 1.753 billion tonnes, having increased by 4.5% year-on-year, according to World Steel Association (WSA) data.



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CIS countries, according to preliminary data, increased steel output by 6.8%, to 97 million tonnes, including Russia - by 7.1%, to 69.7 million. The EU countries produced 141.4 million tonnes of steel (an increase of 17%), including Germany - 36.9 million (an increase of 13.5%). The remaining European countries increased steel output by 12.1% to 46.7 million tonnes.

Steel output in Asia and Oceania increased by 1.3% to 1.265 billion tonnes, including in China - down 2.6% to 946.4 million, in India - grew by 19.3% to 107.3 million. North American countries produced 108.3 million tonnes (up 17.8%), including an 18.9% increase in the USA to 78.8 million tonnes. South America increased steel output by 20.7% to 42.1 million tonnes, including a 17.4% increase in Brazil to 33.4 million tonnes.

Africa produced 14.7 million tonnes of steel (up 31.1%), the Middle East 37.4 million (down 0.3%), including 25.7 million tonnes in Iran (down 3.4%).

Global steel production, according to the WSA, was approximately 1.829 billion tonnes last year, down 0.9% from 2019.

source: worldsteel.org




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