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World Steel Association: April 2022 crude steel production Down 5.4%

Crude steel production by region
Africa produced 1.2 Mt in April 2022, down 5.4% on April 2021. Asia and Oceania produced 121.4 Mt, down 4.0%. The EU (27) produced 12.3 Mt, down 5.4%. Europe, Other produced 4.2 Mt. up 0.5%. The Middle East produced 3.3 Mt, down 14.5%, North America produced 9.4 Mt, down 5.1%. Russia & other CIS + Ukraine produced 7.3 Mt, down 18.4%. South America produced 3.6 Mt, down 4.8%.

The 64 countries included in this table accounted for approximately 98% of total world crude steel production in 2021. Regions and countries covered by the table:
• Africa: Egypt, Libya, South Africa
• Asia and Oceania: Australia, China, India, Japan, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Korea, Taiwan (China), Vietnam
• European Union (27)
• Europe, Other: Bosnia-Herzegovina, Macedonia, Norway, Serbia, Turkey, United Kingdom
• Middle East: Iran, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates
• North America: Canada, Cuba, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, United States
• Russia & other CIS + Ukraine: Belarus, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Russia, Ukraine, Uzbekistan
• South America: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela

Top 10 steel-producing countries
China produced 92.8 Mt in April 2022, down 5.2% on April 2021. India produced 10.1 Mt, up 6.2%. Japan produced 7.5 Mt, down 4.4%. The United States produced 6.9 Mt, down 3.9%. Russia is estimated to have produced 6.4 Mt, up 0.6%. South Korea produced 5.5 Mt, down 4.1%. Germany produced 3.3 Mt, down 1.1%. Turkey produced 3.4 Mt, up 1.6%. Brazil produced 2.9 Mt, down 4.0%. Iran is estimated to have produced 2.2 Mt, down 20.7%.
Source: World Steel

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