World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 167.9 million tonnes (Mt) in June 2021, an 11.6% increase compared to June 2020.
Crude steel production by region was as follows. Africa produced 1.5 Mt in June 2021, up 46.9% on June 2020. Asia and Oceania produced 122.5 Mt, up 6.4%. The CIS produced 8.9 Mt, up 9.1%. The EU (27) produced 13.2 Mt, up 34.7%. Europe, Other produced 4.3 Mt, up 21.0% The Middle East produced 3.6 Mt, up 9.1%. North America produced 10.0 Mt, up 45.2%. South America produced 3.9 Mt, up 51.3%.
The 64 countries referred to above accounted for approximately 98% of total world crude steel production in 2020.
Source of data: worldsteel [formerly the IISI].
The World Steel Association (also known as worldsteel) is a non-profit organisation with headquarters in Brussels, Belgium. A second office in Beijing, China, opened in April 2006.
The Association has members in every major steel-producing country/ It represents steel producers, national and regional steel industry associations, and steel research institutes. Members represent around 85% of global steel output.
The WSA was founded as the International Iron and Steel Institute (IISI) in July 1967. It changed its name to the World Steel Association in October 2008. The association celebrated its 50th year anniversary in 2017.
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