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Global crude steel production in March increased by 15.2% year-on-year


2021-06-23


The World Steel Association (WSA) released data on global crude steel production for March. In March, the crude steel output of 64 countries and regions included in the World Steel Association’s statistics was 169.2 million tons, an increase of 15.2% year on year.

From the perspective of the top ten steel producing countries (regions), in March, crude steel production in mainland China was 94 million tons, an increase of 19.1% year-on-year; crude steel production in India was 10 million tons, an increase of 23.9% year-on-year; crude steel production in Japan was 830 tons 10,000 tons, a year-on-year increase of 4.6%; U.S. crude steel production was 7.1 million tons, a year-on-year increase of 1.0%; Russia’s crude steel production was 6.6 million tons, a year-on-year increase of 9.4%; South Korea’s crude steel production was 6.1 million tons, a year-on-year increase of 4.7%; Turkey’s crude steel production was 3.4 million tons, an increase of 9.2% year-on-year; German crude steel production was 3.6 million tons, an increase of 10.4% year-on-year; Brazil’s crude steel production was 2.8 million tons, an increase of 4.1% year-on-year; Iran’s crude steel production was 2.6 million tons, An increase of 10.7% year-on-year.

In March, crude steel production in Asia and Oceania was 123.8 million tons, a year-on-year increase of 17.6%; EU crude steel production was 13.6 million tons, a year-on-year increase of 17.5%; North America crude steel production was 9.7 million tons, a year-on-year increase of 0.1%; South America The output of crude steel was 3.6 million tons, an increase of 8.1% year-on-year; the output of crude steel in the Middle East was 3.6 million tons, an increase of 6.6% year-on-year; the output of crude steel in the CIS was 9.1 million tons, an increase of 7.0% year-on-year.

In the first quarter of 2021, global crude steel production was 486.9 million tons, an increase of 10.0% year on year. Among them, the crude steel production in Asia and Oceania was 356.9 million tons, a year-on-year increase of 13.2%; the European Union (27 countries) crude steel production was 37.8 million tons, a year-on-year increase of 3.1%; the crude steel production in North America was 28.1 million tons, a year-on-year decrease of 5.2%; crude steel production in the CIS region was 26.2 million tons, a year-on-year increase of 3.1%.

global crude steel production in march increased by 15.2% year on year