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World Steel Production Report

ISSB Monthly World Steel Production Review

WORLD STEEL REVIEW, September 2018

World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 154.6 million tonnes (Mt) in July 2018, a 5.8% increase compared to July 2017.

China's crude steel production for July 2018 was 81.2 Mt, an increase of 7.2% compared to July 2017.

Japan produced 8.4 Mt of crude steel in July 2018, down by 2.0% on July 2017. South Korea's crude steel production was 6.2 Mt in July 2018, an increase of 0.1% on July 2017.

Turkey's crude steel production for July 2018 was 3.3 Mt, down by 2.3% on July 2017.

Crude steel production in Ukraine was 1.8 Mt this month, up 11.4% on July 2017.

The US produced 7.3 Mt of crude steel in July 2018, an increase of 4.5% compared to July 2017.

Brazil's crude steel production for July 2018 was 3.0 Mt, up by 6.7% on July 2017.

The crude steel capacity utilisation ratio of the 64 countries in July 2018 was 77.5%. This is 3.8 percentage points higher than July 2017. Compared to June 2018, it is 1.4 percentage points lower.



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