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.

22 June 2020

May 2020 crude steel production

World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 148.8 million tonnes (Mt) in May 2020, an 8.7% decrease compared to May 2019.

3 June 2020

World Steel in Figures

World Steel in Figures publications from 2002 to 2023. An overview of global steel industry data.

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22 May 2020

April 2020 crude steel production

World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 137.1 million tonnes (Mt) in April 2020, a 13.0% decrease compared to April 2019.

22 April 2020

March 2020 crude steel production

World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 147.1 million tonnes (Mt) in March 2020, a 6.0% decrease compared to March 2019.

23 March 2020

February 2020 crude steel production

World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 142.4 million tonnes (Mt) in February 2020, a 2.1% increase compared to February 2019.

25 February 2020

January 2020 crude steel production

World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 154.4 million tonnes (Mt) in January 2020, a 2.1% increase compared to January 2019.

27 January 2020

Global crude steel output increases by 3.4% in 2019

Global crude steel production reached 1,869.9 million tonnes (Mt) for the year 2019, up by 3.4% compared to 2018. Crude steel production contracted in all regions in 2019 except in Asia and the Middle East.

29 April 2019

Steel Data Viewer

worldsteel has launched a new interactive map, featuring charts and tables showing the global evolution of steel production, trade and use since 2000.