July 2016 crude steel production

August 23, 2016

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World crude steel production for the 66 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 133.7 million t in July 2016.

China’s crude steel production for July 2016 was 66.8 million t, an increase of 2.6% compared to July 2015. Elsewhere in Asia, Japan produced 8.9 million t of crude steel in July 2016, an increase of 0.5% compared to July 2015. India produced 8.1 million t of crude steel in July 2016, up 8.1% compared to the same month last year. South Korea’s crude steel production was 6.0 million t in July 2016.

Source: worldsteel

In the EU, Germany produced 3.4 million t of crude steel in July 2016, a y/y decrease of -6.1%. The UK produced 0.7 million t of crude steel.

Source: worldsteel

Turkey’s crude steel production for July 2016 was 2.7 million t, up by 6.5% on July 2015.

In July 2016, Russia produced 6.1 Mt of crude steel, up by 0.9% over July 2015. Ukraine produced 2.1 million t of crude steel, up by 10.5% compared to the same month in 2015.

The United States produced 6.9 million t of crude steel in July 2016, a decrease of -2.2% compared to July 2015.

Brazil’s crude steel production for July 2016 was 2.7 million t, down by -6.0% on July 2015.

The crude steel capacity utilisation ratio of the 66 countries in July 2016 was 68.3%.

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