worldsteel members have been providing data for the eight Sustainability Indicators every year since 2004, spending significant resources to measure their performance and collect the accompanying data.

In 2022, 104 steel companies and associations contributed to the data collection. The companies who reported on one or more indicators for the fiscal year 2021 produced 1,1 billion tonnes of crude steel, representing 56% of global crude steel production.

Download the Sustainability Indicators 2022 Report via the below link.

This worldsteel report titled Indirect Trade in Steel (March 2015) provides essential facts and statistics about the indirect trade of steel from 2000 to 2013. The report includes comprehensive tables and charts featuring worldwide indirect trade data going back as far as 1970 for some countries.

Indirect trade in steel takes place through exports and imports of steel-containing goods.

A report covering the 2009-2019 period is available for purchase from our bookshop.

Working papers

worldsteel working papers define and develop ideas for discussion on topics of interest to the steel industry. They may lead to the production of a report. The two most recent working papers relate to Indirect trade in steel. Contact details for the authors are shown at the end of each working paper.