Brussels, 28 May 2014 – The World Steel Association (worldsteel) has published the 2014 edition of World Steel in Figures. It is now available on worldsteel.org
The publication provides the latest updates on the global picture of the steel industry with key facts and statistics. It contains comprehensive information on crude steel production, apparent steel use, pig iron and direct reduced iron production, steel trade, iron ore production and trade and scrap trade.
World Steel in Figures lists major steel-producing countries, top steel-producing companies and top steel-consuming countries in 2013. A new infographic highlights the main elements featured in the publication. Click the map to view the full infographic.
- The World Steel Association (worldsteel) is one of the largest and most dynamic industry associations in the world. worldsteel represents approximately 170 steel producers (including 17 of the world’s 20 largest steel companies), national and regional steel industry associations, and steel research institutes. worldsteel members represent around 85% of world steel production.
- The list of top steel-producing companies includes members and non-members of worldsteel. The tonnages are for all types of steel including stainless, and based on worldsteel reporting rules as regards part-owned steelworks. Details about worldsteel member company ownership and tonnage calculations are available on worldsteel.org
- Apparent steel use comprises the deliveries of steel to the marketplace from the domestic steel producers together with imports.