World crude steel output up 4.1% year-on-year in Feb; China up 11%, India down 3% – worldsteel

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World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 150.2 million tonnes (Mt) in February 2021, a 4.1% increase compared to February 2020.

China is estimated to have produced 83.0 Mt in February 2021, up 10.9% on February 2020. India produced 9.1 Mt, down 3.1% and Japan produced 7.5 Mt, down 5.6%, worldsteel said in a ztatment.

It said the United States produced 6.3 Mt, down 10.9%. Russia is estimated to have produced 5.7 Mt, down 1.3%, while South Korea produced 5.5 Mt, up 1.2%.

Turkey produced 3.0 Mt, up 5.9%. Germany produced 3.1 Mt, down 10.4%. Brazil produced 2.8 Mt, up 3.8%. Iran is estimated to have produced 2.3 Mt, up 11.5%.

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