Ukraine increased steel production by 13%, taking 14th place in the rating

Ukraine, following the results of the work of metallurgical enterprises in May 2021, increased steel production by 13% compared to the same period in 2020 – up to 1.851 million tons, taking 14th place in the ranking of 64 countries-major global producers of these products, compiled by World Steel Association (Worldsteel).

In May, an increase in steel production by March 2020 was recorded in all countries of the top ten.

The top ten steel-producing countries in May-2021 are as follows: China (99.450 million tons, an increase of 6 , 6% to May 2020), India (9.2 million tons, an increase of 46.9%), Japan (8.422 million tons, an increase of 42.2%), the USA (7.249 million tons, an increase of 47.6 %), Russia (6.560 million tons, an increase of 14%), South Korea (5.950 million tons, plus 10.5%), Germany (3.475 million tons, an increase of 35.5%), Turkey (3.235 million tons , an increase of 42.4%), Brazil (3.160 million tons, an increase of 40.1%) and Iran (2.550 million tons, an increase of 7.7%).

It is followed by Italy (2.210 million tons, an increase of 18.8%), Taiwan (China, 2 million tons, an increase of 13.5%), Vietnam (1.945 million tons, an increase of 48.5%), Ukraine (1.851 million tons, an increase of 13% ) and Mexico (1.670 million tons, plus 44.7%).

In general, in May this year, steel production increased by 16.5% compared to the same period last year – to 174.376 million tons .

For five months of this year, the top ten steel-producing countries looks like this: China (473.1 million tons, an increase of 13.9%), India (48.609 million tons, an increase of 33.6%), Japan (39.951 million tons, an increase of 9.1%), the USA (34.773 million tons, plus 10.6%), Russia (31.865 million tons, an increase of 7.9%), South Korea (29.297 million tons, an increase of 6 , 9%), Germany (17.013 million tons, an increase of 13.6%), Turkey (16.350 million tons, an increase of 21.2%), Brazil (14.942 million tons, an increase of 20.3%) and Iran (12.520 million tons, an increase of 9.2%).

Italy (10.559 million tons, an increase of 27.3%), Taiwan (China, 9.614 million tons, an increase of 6.4%), Ukraine (8.987 million tons, plus 8.3%), Vietnam (8.855 million tons, an increase of 41.3%) and Mexico (7.754 million tons, plus 10.6%).

In total, 64 countries produced 837.473 million tons of steel in five months of 2021, which is 14.5% more than in the same period last year.

As reported, in 2020, the top ten producing countries steel looked like next about Braz: China (1 billion 52.999 million tons, an increase of 5.2%), India (99.570 million tons, “minus” 10.6%), Japan (83.194 million tons, a decrease of 16.2%), Russia (73 , 4 million tons, an increase of 2.6%), the USA (72.690 million tons, “minus” 17.2%), South Korea (67.121 million tons, a drop of 6%), Turkey (35.763 million tons, “plus” 6%), Germany (35.658 million tons, “minus” 10%), Brazil (30.971 million tons, down 4.9%) and Iran (29.030 million tons, up 13.4%).

This was followed by Ukraine (20.616 million tons, “minus” 1.1%), Taiwan (China, 20.570 million tons, “minus” 6.3%), Italy (20.2 million tons, a drop of 12.9% ), Vietnam (19.5 million tons, an increase of 11.6%) and Mexico (16.854 million tons, a decrease of 8.3%).

In total, in 2020, 64 countries produced 1 billion 829.140 million tonnes of steel, which is 0.9% less than in 2019.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

You may use these <abbr title="HyperText Markup Language">HTML</abbr> tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

*