China crude steel production 63.3M tonnes in November

Worldsteel reported Chinese crude steel production at 63.3 million metric tonnes in November, 1.6% lower than in November 2014. Chinese crude output for the first 11 months of 2015 was 2.1% lower than in the same period last year.

China’s net finished steel exports (exports minus imports) in November were 8.7 million tonnes, 1.2% higher than net exports in November 2014, but 15.1% lower than the record level reached in September 2015. Net exports for the first eleven months of 2015 were 28.3% higher than in the first eleven months of 2014.

China crude steel production 63.3M tonnes in November

China crude steel production 63.3M tonnes in November

World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association was 156.7 million tonnes (Mt) in April 2019, a 6.4% increase compared to April 2018.

China’s crude steel production for April 2019 was 85.0 Mt, an increase of 12.7% compared to April 2018. India produced 8.8 Mt of crude steel in April 2019, up 1.5% on April 2018. Japan produced 8.6 Mt of crude steel in April 2019, down 0.8% on April 2018. South Korea’s crude steel production stood at 6.0 Mt, up 1.4% on April 2018.

In the EU, Italy’s crude steel production for April 2019 was 2.0 Mt, down by 5.7% on April 2018. France produced 1.3 Mt of crude steel in April 2019, a decrease of 8.1% compared to April 2018. Spain produced 1.3 Mt of crude steel in April 2019, down by 4.4% on April 2018.

The US produced 7.4 Mt of crude steel in April 2019, a 7.3% increase on April 2018.

Crude steel production in Ukraine was 1.9 Mt in April 2019, up 12.6% on April 2018.

Brazil’s crude steel production for April 2019 was 2.9 Mt, down by 1.9% on April 2018.

Turkey’s crude steel production for April 2019 was 3.0 Mt, up 2.6% on April 2018.