Ukraine increased steel production by 3.4% – Worldsteel

Ukraine, following the results of the work of metallurgical enterprises in June 2021, increased steel production by 3.4% compared to the same period in 2020 – up to 1.870 million tons, retaining the 14th place in the ranking of 64 countries – the main world producers of these products compiled by the World Steel Association (Worldsteel).

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

The top ten steel-producing countries in June-2021 are as follows: China (93.880 million tons, an increase of 1 , 5% to June 2020), India (9.362 million tons, an increase of 21.4%), Japan (8.108 million tons, an increase of 44.4%), the USA (7.144 million tons, an increase of 44.4% as well ), Russia (6.350 million tons, an increase of 11.4%), South Korea (5.969 million tons, plus 17.3%), Germany (3.421 million tons, an increase of 38.2%), Turkey (3.355 million tons, an increase of 17.9%), Brazil (3.120 million tons, an increase of 45.2%) and Iran (2.470 million tons, an increase of 1.9%).

It is followed by Italy (2.179 million tons, an increase of 20.1%), Vietnam (1.970 million tons, an increase of 42.8%), Taiwan (China, 1.875 million tons, an increase of 11.2%), Ukraine (1.870 million tons, an increase of 3 , 4%) and Mexico (1.640 million tons, plus 48.1%).

In general, in June this year, steel production increased by 11.6% compared to the same period last year – to 167.92 0 million tons.

For the six months of this year, the top ten steel-producing countries looks like this: China (563.330 million tons, an increase of 11.8%), India (57.929 million tons, an increase of 31.3 %), Japan (48.057 million tons, an increase of 13.8%), the USA (42.037 million tons, plus 15.5%), Russia (38.227 million tons, an increase of 8.5%), South Korea (35.196 million tons, an increase of 8.3%), Germany (20.620 million tons, an increase of 18.1%), Turkey (19.705 million tons, an increase of 20.6%), Brazil (18.062 million tons, an increase of 24%) and Iran (14.990 million tons, an increase of 8%).

Italy (12.738 million tons, an increase of 26%), Vietnam (12.673 million tons, an increase of 67.7%), Taiwan ( China, 11.365 million tons, an increase of 6%), Ukraine (10.857 million tons, plus 7.4%) and Mexico (9.437 million tons, plus 16.2%).

В In total, over the six months of 2021, 64 countries produced 1 billion 3.927 million tons of steel, which is 14.4% more than in the same period last year.

As reported, in 2020, the top ten steel-producing countrieslooked like this: 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 6% drop), 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 tons of steel, which is 0.9% less than in 2019.

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