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September 2021 crude steel production

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Update time : 2021-10-28 14:47:34

Crude steel production by region

Africa produced 1.4 Mt in September 2021, up 51.0% on September 2020. Asia and Oceania produced 101.9 Mt, down 14.6%. The CIS produced 8.2 Mt, down 1.0%. The EU (27) produced 12.7 Mt, up 15.6%. Europe, Other produced 4.2 Mt, up 4.3%. The Middle East produced 2.2 Mt, down 35.7%. North America produced 9.8 Mt, up 19.2%. South America produced 3.9 Mt, up 17.0%.

 

Table 1. Crude steel production by region      
  Sep 2021 (Mt) % change Sep 21/20   Jan-Sep 2021 (Mt) % change Jan-Sep 21/20      
Africa 1.4 51.0   11.9 31.2      
Asia and Oceania 101.9 -14.6   1,066.0 5.5      
CIS 8.2 -1.0   78.9 6.4      
EU (27) 12.7 15.6   114.8 19.8      
Europe, Other 4.2 4.3   37.9 13.4      
Middle East 2.2 -35.7   28.9 -3.0      
North America 9.8 19.2   88.6 19.2      
South America 3.9 17.0   34.1 23.9      
Total 64 countries 144.4 -8.9   1,461.2 7.8      
                 

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 73.8 Mt in September 2021, down 21.2% on September 2020. India produced 9.5 Mt, up 7.2%. Japan produced 8.1 Mt, up 25.6%. The United States produced 7.3 Mt, up 22.0%. Russia is estimated to have produced 5.9 Mt, down 2.2%. South Korea produced 5.5 Mt, down 5.0%. Germany produced 3.3 Mt, up 10.7%. Turkey produced 3.3 Mt, up 2.4%. Brazil produced 3.1 Mt, up 15.3%. Iran is estimated to have produced 1.3 Mt, down 51.4%.

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Table 2. Top 10 steel-producing countries
  Sep 2021 (Mt)   % change Sep 21/20   Jan-Sep 2021 (Mt) % change Jan-Sep 21/20
China 73.8   -21.2   805.9 2.0
India 9.5   7.2   87.3 23.3
Japan 8.1   25.6   72.1 17.9
United States 7.3   22.0   64.4 19.8
Russia 5.9 e -2.2   56.4 6.2
South Korea 5.5   -5.0   52.9 6.7
Germany 3.3   10.7   29.9 16.1
Turkey 3.3   2.4   29.9 15.0
Brazil 3.1   15.3   27.2 20.2
Iran 1.3 e -51.4   19.3 -8.6

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

 

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