Blogs by worldsteel experts and occasionally by guest bloggers. The blogs cover a wide variety of issues affecting the steel industry. We hope you will find this section useful and look forward to your comments.

6 June 2024

World Steel in Figures 2024

World Steel in Figures provides the latest updates on the global picture of the steel industry with key facts and statistics.

6 June 2024

World Steel in Figures 2024 now available

The publication provides a comprehensive overview of steel industry activities, stretching from crude steel production to apparent steel use, from indications of global steel trade flows to iron ore production and trade.

22 May 2024

April 2024 crude steel production

World crude steel production for the 71 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 155.7 million tonnes (Mt) in April 2024, a 5.0% decrease compared to April 2023.

23 April 2024

March 2024 crude steel production

World crude steel production for the 71 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 161.2 million tonnes (Mt) in March 2024, a 4.3% decrease compared to March 2023.

9 April 2024

worldsteel Short Range Outlook April 2024

The World Steel Association (worldsteel) has today released its Short Range Outlook (SRO) steel demand forecast for 2024 and 2025.

22 March 2024

February 2024 crude steel production

World crude steel production for the 71 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 148.8 million tonnes (Mt) in February 2024, a 3.7% increase compared to February 2023.

23 February 2024

January 2024 crude steel production

World crude steel production for the 71 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 148.1 million tonnes (Mt) in January 2024, a 1.6% decrease compared to January 2023.

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25 January 2024

December 2023 crude steel production and 2023 global crude steel production totals

World crude steel production for the 71 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 135.7 million tonnes (Mt) in December 2023, a 5.3% decrease compared to December 2022.

21 December 2023

November 2023 crude steel production

World crude steel production for the 71 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 145.5 million tonnes (Mt) in November 2023, a 3.3% increase compared to November 2022.