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May 2020 crude steel production

World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 148.8 million tonnes (Mt) in May 2020, an 8.7% decrease compared to May 2019. Due to the ongoing difficulties presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, many of this month’s figures are estimates that may be revised with next month’s production …

Middle East retakes the title of world’s fastest-growing region for crude steel production recording an increase of 29.03 million tonnes according to World Steel data

TEKNO 2017 to shed light on the growth of iron and steel   Dubai, UAE, 15 December 2017:  A report by World Trade Organisation indicated that the European Union remained the top exporter with a 38 per cent share of world exports of iron and steel. The Russian Federation rose from sixth to fifth position …

World Steel in Figures 2016 available online

World Steel in Figures 2016 is available online Brussels, 27 May 2015 – The World Steel Association (worldsteel) has published the 2016 edition of World Steel in Figures. The publication provides a comprehensive overview of steel industry activities, stretching from crude steel production to apparent steel use, from indications of global steel trade flows to …

World Steel in Figures 2015 is available online

  Brussels, 29 May 2015 – The World Steel Association (worldsteel) has published the 2015 edition of World Steel in Figures. The publication provides a comprehensive overview of steel industry activities, stretching from crude steel production to apparent steel use, from some indications of global steel trade flows to iron ore production and trade. It …

Advancing Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) in Latin America

Buenos Aires, 25 October 2012 – Over 90 representatives from across Latin America came together to look at how Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) could be rolled out through the steel industry in the region. LCA provides a method of assessing the environmental impacts of a product or material across the whole supply chain, from raw …

worldsteel announces the 7th steeluniversity.org Challenge launch dates.

 Brussels, 19 October 2012 – The 7th steeluniversity.org Challenge will begin with the Round 1 Regional Championship in November 2012 and will finish with the Round 2 World Championship in February 2013. There are two categories: ‘Student’ and ‘Industry’. Entrants in both categories will compete online from their own countries in the first round and …

Basson: Worldsteel re-evaluates stance on steel derivatives

The World Steel Association is evaluating whether to change its official stance on the role of derivatives-based trading tools for the steel industry. In an interview with Platts Steel Business Briefing on the sidelines of the organization’s annual meeting in New Delhi, director general Edwin Basson said several years ago “the industry came out and …

worldsteel Short Range Outlook 2012

New Delhi 11 October 2012 – The World Steel Association (worldsteel) today released its October 2012 Short Range Outlook (SRO) for 2012 and 2013, the half year revision from its April 2012 statement. worldsteel forecasts that global apparent steel use will increase by 2.1% in 2012, which is considerably lower than the 6.2% growth achieved …