Global steel demand to rise 1.4% to 1,681 Mt in 2019, China demand growth seen slowing – worldsteel

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Global steel demand will reach 1,657.9 Mt in 2018, an increase of 3.9 percent over last year, and further rise by 1.4 percent to 1,68 Mt in 2019, worldsteel forecast in its latest short range outlook. “In 2018, global steel demand continued to show resilience supported by the recovery in investment activities in developed economies […]

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Global crude steel output up 2.6% year-on-year in August; China output increase slows – worldsteel

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Global crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 151.7 million tonnes (Mt) in August 2018, a 2.6% increase compared to August 2017. China’s crude steel production for August 2018 was 80.3 Mt, an increase of 2.7% compared to August 2017, worldsteel said in a statement. It was […]

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World crude steel output rises 4 percent year-on-year in April; India and China

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World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 148.3 million tonnes (Mt) in April 2018, a 4.1% increase compared to April 2017. China’s crude steel production for April 2018 was 76.7 Mt, an increase of 4.8% compared to April 2017, worldsteel said in a statement. Japan produced […]

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Global crude steel production rose 4 percent in March; India’s output up 5.3 percent – worldsteel

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World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 148.3 million tonnes (Mt) in March 2018, a 4.0% increase compared to March 2017. World crude steel production was 426.6 Mt in the first three months of 2018, up by 4.1% compared to the same period in 2017, worldsteel […]

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Global steel demand growth to rise 1.8 percent this year – worldsteel

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Global steel demand will grow 1.8 percent this year and 0.7 percent next year, thanks to favourable world economic momentum, though rising trade tensions could pose a real risk to the market, the World Steel Association (worldsteel) said in its latest industry outlook. In 2018, global steel demand will reach 1.616 billion tonnes, while in […]

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World crude steel output continues its rise; up 3.5 percent in February with China leading the pack

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China’s crude steel production in February rose nearly six percent year-on-year, pulling global output in 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) to 131.8 million tonnes (Mt), a 3.5% increase compared to February 2017. China’s crude steel production for February 2018 was 64.9 Mt, while India produced 8.4 Mt of crude steel in […]

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Global crude steel output rose slightly in January, boosted by India and Japan as China’s production fell

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Global crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 139.4 million tonnes (Mt) in January 2018, a 0.8% increase compared to January 2017. China’s crude steel production for January 2018 was 67.0 Mt, a decrease of 0.9% compared to January 2017, while Japan produced 9.0 Mt — up […]

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