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Steel News December 02, 2019 04:30:21 PM

World's Topmost Steel Producers in Oct '19

Paul Ploumis
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The global crude steel output totaled 1.542 billion tonnes from January to October this year, as compared with the output of 1.494 billion tones in Jan-Oct ’18.
World's Topmost Steel Producers in Oct '19

SEATTLE (Scrap Monster): The crude steel output by world countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) recorded notable increase during the initial ten-month period of the current year. The cumulative steel production data suggests that output by the 64 countries reporting to the association has edged higher by nearly 3.2% over the previous year. The above countries had accounted for almost 99% of the total world crude steel production in 2018.

The global crude steel output totaled 1.542 billion tonnes from January to October this year, as compared with the output of 1.494 billion tones in Jan-Oct ’18.

The world crude steel production totaled 151.494 million tonnes (Mt) in October ‘19, as compared with the output of 155.833 Mt in the same month last year.

China led world’s crude steel production with an output of 81.521 Mt. The country accounted for approximately 54% of the global steel production.

The table below provides the crude steel production data for the top ten producing nations in October this year:

 Rank

Country

Output

1

China

81,521

2

India

9,089

3

Japan

8,157

4

United States

7,407

5

South Korea

5,983

6

Russia

5,950

7

Germany

3,323

8

Turkey

2,687

9

Brazil

2,597

10

Italy

2,225

Note: The above outputs are in thousand tonnes.

The leading producers of crude steel during the first ten months of 2019 are listed out in the below table.

 Rank

Country

Output

1

China

829,215

2

India

93,306

3

Japan

83,791

4

United States

73,539

5

South Korea

60,121

6

Russia

59,341

7

Germany

33,875

8

Turkey

27,973

9

Brazil

27,216

10

Iran

21,518

Note: The above outputs are in thousand tonnes.