Banner
News

May 2017 crude steel production for the 67 countries reporting to worldsteel

June 20, 2017 - World crude steel production for the 67 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 143.3 million tonnes (Mt) in May 2017, a 2.0 percent increase compared to May 2016.

China’s crude steel production for May 2017 was 72.3 Mt, an increase of 1.8 percent compared to May 2016. Japan produced 9.0 Mt of crude steel in May 2017, an increase of 0.1 percent compared to May 2016.

6e86839c-3a14-4a54-aef4-f7324afa0bc2.jpg

In the EU, Germany produced 3.8 Mt of crude steel in May 2017, a decrease of -1.4 percent compared to May 2016. Italy produced 2.1 Mt of crude steel, down by -4.1 percent on May 2016. France produced 1.4 Mt of crude steel, up by 21.5 percent compared to May 2016. Spain produced 1.2 Mt of crude steel, down by -3.7 percent on May 2016.

Turkey’s crude steel production for May 2017 was 3.3 Mt, up by 9.7 percent on May 2016.

The US produced 7.0 Mt of crude steel in May 2017, an increase of 0.2 percent compared to May 2016.

Brazil’s crude steel production for May 2017 was 2.9 Mt, up by 13.2 percent on May 2016.

The crude steel capacity utilisation ratio of the 67 countries in May 2017 was 71.8 percent. This is 0.5 percentage points higher than May 2016. Compared to April 2017, it is 1.8 percentage points lower.

bb0be598-2880-4a0a-866c-ee2e9d24477e.jpg

mm mediakit 17 smbanner330px

LATEST ISSUE 
MM Cover 0717 digital

vert-current-linewhiteJuly 2017

REBUILD, REPLACE

An appeal by the president to spend on infrastructure reaches welcome ears across metals supply chain.

> READ THIS
MONTH'S ISSUE

Instagram - @ModernMetalsMag

Modern Metals on Twitter

Banner

TrendPublishing 6 16 mm

Instagram Icon Large twitter facebook linkedin rss

MM 0717 brandingcovers2