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worldsteel releases updated Sustainability Charter

3 March 2022 Brussels, Belgium The World Steel Association (worldsteel) has today released its revised and expanded Sustainability Charter. The new Charter reflects the industry’s increasing focus on sustainability and its responsibility to generate positive impacts on people, our planet, and the prosperity of society. The new Charter also represents the industry’s action-oriented approach towards sustainability, …

January 2022 crude steel production

22 February 2022 Brussels, Belgium World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 155.0 million tonnes (Mt) in January 2022, a 6.1% decrease compared to January 2021. Crude steel production by region Africa produced 1.2 Mt in January 2022, up 3.3% on January 2021. Asia and Oceania produced …

April 2021 crude steel production

21 May 2021 Brussels, Belgium World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 169.5 million tonnes (Mt) in April 2021, a 23.3% increase compared to April 2020. Crude steel production by region Africa produced 1.3 Mt in April 2021, up 93.9% on April 2020. Asia and Oceania produced …

Global crude steel output decreases by 0.9% in 2020

Global crude steel production reached 1,864.0 million tonnes (Mt) for the year 2020, down by 0.9% compared to 2019. Asia produced 1,374.9 Mt of of crude steel in 2020, an increase of 1.5% compared to 2019. China’s crude steel production in 2020 reached 1,053.0 Mt, up by 5.2% on 2019. China’s share of global crude …

November 2020 crude steel production

World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 158.3 million tonnes (Mt) in November 2020, a 6.6% increase compared to November 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 …

worldsteel Short Range Outlook June 2020

June 2020 Brussels, Belgium The World Steel Association (worldsteel) today released its Short Range Outlook (SRO) for 2020 and 2021. In 2020 worldsteel forecasts that steel demand will contract by 6.4%, dropping to 1,654 Mt due to the COVID-19 crisis.  In 2021 steel demand is expected to recover to 1,717 Mt, an increase of 3.8 % …

worldsteel announces the 2019 Steel Sustainability Champions

The World Steel Association (worldsteel) has recognised 9 companies as Steel Sustainability Champions for their work in 2019.  Now in its third year, the Steel Sustainability Champions Programme commends those steel companies that are most clearly demonstrating their commitment to sustainable development. The 2019 Steel Sustainability Champions are: ArcelorMittal BlueScope Steel Limited China Steel Corporation …

June 2019 crude steel production

26 July 2019 Brussels, Belgium World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 159.0 million tonnes (Mt) in June 2019, a 4.6% increase compared to June 2018. World crude steel production was 925.1 Mt in the first six months of 2019, up by 4.9% compared to the same …

Global crude steel output increases by 4.6% in 2018

25 January 2019 Brussels, Belgium Global crude steel production reached 1,808.6 million tonnes (Mt) for the year 2018, up by 4.6% compared to 2017. Crude steel production increased in all regions in 2018 except in the EU, which saw a 0.3% contraction. Asia produced 1,271.1 Mt of crude steel in 2018, an increase of 5.6% compared …

worldsteel Short Range Outlook April 2018

17 April 2018 London, United Kingdom Global steel demand continues its broad recovery The World Steel Association (worldsteel) today released its April 2018 Short Range Outlook (SRO). worldsteel forecasts global steel demand will reach 1,616.1 Mt in 2018, an increase of 1.8% over 2017. In 2019, it is forecast that global steel demand will grow by …