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Integrity is at the heart of the steel industry

The steel industry enable society to be the best it can be

Steel Value Chain Trade Statistics

Steel and articles of steel trade data constitute a critical aspect of global trade analytics, providing insights into the patterns, volumes, and values of steel and steel products that are imported and exported by South Africa.

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SteelMatters – JUNE 2024

This month, we cover primary steel trade, steel-consuming sectors, international steel prices, high imports, declining exports, and slowing production in South Africa's steel sector.

Integrity is at the heart of the steel industry.

Nothing is more important to us than the steel well-being of our people and the health of our environment. Wherever the steel industry has worked, the steel industry has invested for the future and strived to build a sustainable world. The steel industry enable society to be the best it can be. The steel industry feels responsible; the steel industry always has. The steel industry is proud to be steel.

Key Facts
  • So far, 39 significant steelmakers, members of worldsteel have signed the 2022 Sustainability Charter committing to improving social, economic, and environmental performance actively.
  • Steel is an integral part of the circular economy promoting zero waste, reuse of resources and recycling, thus helping build a sustainable future.
  • Steel helps people in times of natural disasters; earthquakes, storms, flooding, and other catastrophes are mitigated by steel products.
  • Sustainability reporting at a global level is one of the major efforts that the steel industry undertakes to manage its performance, demonstrate its commitment to sustainability and to enhance transparency. The steel industry is one of the few industries to have done so since 2004.