Ukraine reduced steel production by 2% – Worldsteel

Ukraine, following the results of the work of metallurgical enterprises in February 2021, reduced steel production by 2% compared to the same period in 2020 – to 1.675 million tons, retaining 12th place (at the December level), in the ranking of 64 countries – the main world producers of these products, compiled by the World Steel Association (Worldsteel).

In February, an increase in steel production by February 2020 was recorded in half of the top ten countries, except for India, Japan, the USA, the Russian Federation and Germany.

The top ten steel-producing countries in February-2021 are as follows Thus: China (83.046 million tons, an increase of 10.9% compared to February 2020), India (9.146 million tons, a decline of 3.1%), Japan (7.472 million tons, a drop of 5.6%), the United States ( 6.298 million tons, a drop of 10.9%), Russia (5.730 million tons, a decrease of 1.3%), South Korea (5.483 million tons, plus 1.2%), Germany (3.097 million tons, a decrease of 10.4%), Turkey (3.020 million tons, an increase of 5.9%), Brazil (2.845 million tons, an increase of 3.8%) and Iran (2.3 million tons, an increase of 11.5%).

This is followed by Italy (2.074 million tons, an increase of 1.6%), Ukraine (1.675 million tons, a drop of 2%), Taiwan (PRC, 1.625 million tons, a decrease of 7.1%) , Vietnam (1.580 million tons, an increase of 17.9%) and Mexico (1.410 million tons, plus 0.2%).

In general, in February this year, steel production increased by 4.1 % by compared to the same period last year – up to 150.168 million tons.

For two months of this year, the top ten steel-producing countries looks like this: China (174.990 million tons, an increase of 12.9%), India (19.389 million tons, an increase of 3.4%), Japan (15.398 million tons, a decrease of 4.7%), the USA (13.272 million tons, “minus” 9.9%), Russia (12.071 million tons, less by 0, 2%), South Korea (11.525 million tons, an increase of 3.3%), Turkey (6.418 million tons, an increase of 9.4%), Germany (6.402 million tons, “minus” 2.6%), Brazil ( 5.849 million tons, an increase of 7.3%) and Iran (4.950 million tons, an increase of 10.8%).

It is followed by Italy (3.966 million tons, an increase of 1.2%), Ukraine (3.514 million tons, “minus” 1.1%), Taiwan (PRC, 3.425 million tons, “minus” 3.4%), Vietnam (3.320 million tons, an increase of 32%) and Mexico (2.969 million tons, an increase by 2%).

In total, 64 countries produced 314.990 million tons of steel in two months of 2021, which is 6.6% more than in the same period last year.

How reported for 2020 ne The top ten steel-producing countries was as follows: 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, a drop of 4.9%) and Iran (29.030 million tons, an increase of 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 decline 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 general for By 2020, 64 countries produced 1 billion 829.140 million tons of steel, which is 0.9% less than in 2019.

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