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February 2020 crude steel production

23 March 2020 Brussels, Belgium This release contains a correction. The figure for Canada was initially estimated at 120,000 tonnes. It has since been updated to 1,020,000 tonnes, bringing the figure for February 2020 to 143.3 million tonnes, a 2.8% increase on February 2019. World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel

January 2020 crude steel production

25 February 2020 Brussels, Belgium 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. China’s crude steel production for January 2020 was 84.3 Mt, an increase of 7.2% compared to January 2019*. India produced 9.3

November 2019 crude steel production

20 December 2019 Brussels, Belgium World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 147.8 million tonnes (Mt) in November 2019, a 1.0% decrease compared to November 2018. China’s crude steel production for November 2019 was 80.3 Mt, an increase of 4.0% compared to November 2018. India produced 8.9

June 2019 crude steel production

26 July 2019 Brussels, Belgium World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 159.0 million tonnes (Mt) in June 2019, a 4.6% increase compared to June 2018. World crude steel production was 925.1 Mt in the first six months of 2019, up by 4.9% compared to the same

May 2019 crude steel production

24 June 2019 Brussels, Belgium World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 162.7 million tonnes (Mt) in May 2019, a 5.4% increase compared to May 2018. China’s crude steel production for May 2019 was 89.1 Mt, an increase of 10.0% compared to May 2018. India produced 9.2

April 2019 crude steel production

27 May 2019 Brussels, Belgium World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 156.7 million tonnes (Mt) in April 2019, a 6.4% increase compared to April 2018. China’s crude steel production for April 2019 was 85.0 Mt, an increase of 12.7% compared to April 2018. India produced 8.8

World military spending grows to $1.8 trillion, new SIPRI data

(Stockholm, 29 April 2019) Total world military expenditure rose to $1822 billion in 2018, representing an increase of 2.6 per cent from 2017, according to new data from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). The five biggest spenders in 2018 were the United States, China, Saudi Arabia, India and France, which together accounted for 60

March 2019 crude steel production

29 April 2019 Brussels, Belgium World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 155.0 million tonnes (Mt) in March 2019, a 4.9% increase compared to March 2018. World crude steel production was 444.1 Mt in the first three months of 2019, up by 4.5% compared to the same

February 2019 crude steel production

6 March 2019 Brussels, Belgium World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 137.3 million tonnes (Mt) in February 2019, a 4.1% increase compared to February 2018. China’s* crude steel production for February 2019 was 71.0 Mt, an increase of 9.2% compared to February 2018. India produced 8.7

January 2019 crude steel production

6 February 2019 Brussels, Belgium World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 146.7 million tonnes (Mt) in January 2019, a 1.0% increase compared to January 2018. China’s* crude steel production for January 2019 was 75.0 Mt, an increase of 4.3% compared to January 2018. India produced 9.2