• Sun / 23 December 2018 / 13:22
  • Category: Economy
  • News Code: 97100200889
  • Journalist : 71477

World Steel announces:

Iran’s steel production increases by 17% in 11 months

فولادسازی

Tehran (ISNA) - World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 148.6 million tonnes (Mt) in November 2018, a 5.8% increase compared to November 2017.

World steel production in the first 11 months of the 2018 reached to 1.65 billion tonnes, registering a 4.7 percent annual increase.

Iran’s crude steel production in November 2018 was two Mt, an increase of 2% compared to November 2017. Iran’s steel production in the first 11 months of the 2018 reached 22.590 Mt, registering a 17.3 percent increase compared to the same period last year.

China’s crude steel production for November 2018 was 77.6 Mt, an increase of 10.8% compared to November 2017. Japan produced 8.7 Mt of crude steel in November 2018, a decrease of 0.5% compared to November 2017. South Korea produced 5.9 Mt of crude steel this month, up 1.1% on November 2017.

In the EU, France produced 1.4 Mt of crude steel in November 2018, an increase of 12.8% compared to November 2017. Italy’s crude steel production for November 2018 was 2.2 Mt, down by 1.0% on November 2017. Spain produced 1.3 Mt in November 2018, a decrease of 0.7% on 2017.

Brazil produced 2.8 Mt of crude steel in November 2018, down 6.1% on November 2017.

Turkey’s crude steel production for November 2018 was 3.1 Mt, a decrease of 2.1% compared to November 2017.

Crude steel production in Ukraine was 1.7 Mt this month, down 11.2% on November 2017.

The US produced 7.4 Mt of crude steel in November 2018, an increase of 11.8% compared to November 2017.

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