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Crude Steel Production Reverse Declining Trend in September

According to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the Association was 151.7 million tonnes (Mt) in September 2022, a 3,7% increase compared to September 2021. However, year to date Crude Steel Production remains 4,3% below the previous corresponding period Jan-Sep 2021.

Africa produced 1.4 Mt in September 2022, up 1.0% on September 2021. Asia and Oceania produced 113.0 Mt, up 10.6%. The EU (27) produced 10.7 Mt, down 16.7%. Europe, Other produced 3.4 Mt, down 18.6%. The Middle East produced 3.8 Mt, up 15.4%. North America produced 9.1 Mt, down 7.6%. Russia & other CIS + Ukraine produced 6.7 Mt, down 21.9%. South America produced 3.5 Mt, down 9.6%.

China produced 86.95 Mt in September 2022, up 17.6% on September 2021. India produced 9.9 Mt, up 1.8%. Japan produced 7.1 Mt, down 12.3%. The United States produced 6.6 Mt, down 7.5%. Russia is estimated to have produced 5.7 Mt, down 6.8%. South Korea produced 4.6 Mt, down 15.4%. Germany produced 2.8 Mt, down 15.4%. Türkiye produced 2.7 Mt, down 19.4%. Brazil produced 2.7 Mt, down 11.7%. Iran produced 2.7 Mt, up 26.7%.

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