Worldsteel: global steel production for nine months of 2020

According to the World Steel Association (worldsteel), in the first nine months of 2020, global crude steel production was approximately 1.3 billion tonnes, down 3.2% over the same period last year.

Including steel production in Asia reached about 100 million tons, an increase of 0.2% year on year. The EU produced about 99 million tonnes, down 17.9% from last year.

World crude steel production in September was about 156 million tonnes, up 2.9% from the same month last year.

Among them, China produced about 93 million tons, which is 10.9% more than last year. India had about 8.5 million tonnes and Japan about 6.5 million tonnes, down 2.9% and 19.3% year on year, respectively.

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