Global crude steel production in September 2018

Global crude steel production in September 2018

Summary

In September 2018, the global crude steel output of 64 countries included in the World Steel Association statistics was 151.7 million tons, an increase of 4.4% year-on-year.

In September 2018, the global crude steel output of 64countries included in the World Steel Association statistics was 151.7 milliontons, an increase of 4.4% year-on-year.


Global crude steel production in the first ten months of 2018was 1.347 billion tons, up 4.7% year-on-year. Among them, crude steel output inAsia was 946.8 million tons, up 5.5% year-on-year; crude steel production inthe EU region was 128 million tons, up 1.3% year-on-year; crude steelproduction in North America was 89.7 million tons, up 3.4% year-on-year; Theregional crude steel output was 76.2 million tons, an increase of 1.8%year-on-year.


China's crude steel output in September 2018 was 80.8 milliontons, up 7.5% year-on-year. Japan's crude steel output in September was 8.4million tons, down 2.4% year-on-year.

In the EU region, France's crude steel output in September2018 was 1.3 million tons, up 1.4% year-on-year. Italy's crude steel output inSeptember was 2.2 million tons, down 0.8% year-on-year. Spain's crude steeloutput in September was 1.3 million tons, up 5.1% year-on-year.