China accounts for 53.2%! Global crude steel output in the first half of this year was 925.1 million tons

China accounts for 53.2%! Global crude steel output in the first half of this year was 925.1 million tons

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China Development Network According to the World Steel Association (WSA) report, in June 2019, crude steel output in 64 countries worldwide was 159 million tons, an increase of 4.6% year-on-year. Global crude steel production in the first half of the year was 925.1 million tons, up 4.9% year-on-year.

In the first half of 2019, the crude steel output in Asia was660.2 million tons, up 7.4% year-on-year. In the EU region, crude steelproduction in the first half of 2019 was 84.7 million tons, down 2.5% year-on-year.In North America, crude steel production in the first half of 2019 was 60.1million tons, up 1.4% year-on-year. The CIS crude steel output in the firsthalf of 2019 was 50.5 million tons, which was flat year-on-year.

 

In the first half of the year, China's crude steel output was492 million tons, an increase of 9.9% year-on-year, and the proportion ofglobal crude steel production increased to 53.2%. After deducting China, crudesteel production in other countries in the world fell by 0.3% year-on-year inthe first half of the year.

 

China's crude steel output in June 2019 was 87.5 milliontons, up 10.0% year-on-year. India's crude steel output in June was 9.3 milliontons, up 4.0% year-on-year. Japan's crude steel output in June was 8.8 milliontons, down 0.4% year-on-year. South Korea's crude steel output in June was 6million tons, down 2.6% year-on-year.