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May 2021 crude steel production

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World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 174.4 million tonnes (Mt) in May 2021, a 16.5% increase compared to May 2020.

Crude steel production by region

Africa produced 1.3 Mt in May 2021, up 65.1% on May 2020. Asia and Oceania produced 128.4 Mt, up 11.7%. The CIS produced 9.1 Mt, up 14.8%. The EU (27) produced 13.5 Mt, up 32.7%. Europe, Other produced 4.2 Mt, up 36.9% The Middle East produced 3.7 Mt, up 16.8%. North America produced 10.1 Mt, up 47.7%. South America produced 3.9 Mt, up 49.7%.

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 99.5 Mt in May 2021, up 6.6% on May 2020. 

India produced 9.2 Mt, up 46.9%. 

Japan produced 8.4 Mt, up 42.2%. 

The United States produced 7.2 Mt, up 47.6%. 

Russia is estimated to have produced 6.6 Mt, up 14.0%. 

South Korea is estimated to have produced 6.0 Mt, up 10.5%. 

Germany is estimated to have produced 3.5 Mt, up 35.5%. 

Turkey produced 3.2 Mt, up 42.4%. 

Brazil produced 3.2 Mt, up 40.1%. 

Iran is estimated to have produced 2.6 Mt, up 7.7%.

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

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