World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 167.9 million tonnes (Mt) in June 2021, an 11.6% increase compared to June 2020. Africa produced 1.5 Mt in June 2021, up 46.9% on June 2020. Asia and Oceania produced 122.5 Mt, up 6.4%. The CIS produced 8.9 Mt, […]
steelMatters – Issue: July 2021
22 Jul 2021
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South African crude steel production – June 2021
15 Jul 2021
South African crude steel production decreased by 0,5% in June 2021 to 479 600 tonnes compared with 482 000 tonnes produced during May 2021.
Primary Steel Product Imports – May 2021
7 Jul 2021
According to data released by the South African Revenue Service, Imports of primary carbon and alloy steel products (excluding semis, stainless steel and drawn wire) during the twelve months of June 2020 to May 2021 amount to 1 206 934 tonnes, an increase of 43,8% compared with 839 321 tonnes of primary carbon and alloy […]
Steel Sector Business Confidence Index – Q2 2021
28 May 2021
The Steel Sector Business Confidence Index survey conducted by SAISI among steel fabricators decreased to 18 index points during the 2nd quarter of 2021 compared with 23 index points during the 1st quarter of 2021.
SAISI – World Environment Day Poster – 2021
20 May 2021
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