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Turkey’s crude steel production for August 2017 was 3.2 MT, up by 13.3 per cent on August 2016.

The US produced 7.1 MT of crude steel in August 2017, an increase of 6.3 per cent compared to August 2016.

Brazil’s crude steel production for August 2017 was 3.0 MT, up by 1.2 per cent on August 2016.

According to World Steel Association the crude steel capacity utilisation ratio of the 67 countries in August 2017 was 72.2 per cent which is 3.3 per cent points higher than August 2016. Compared to July 2017, it is 0.2 per cent points lower.
(Source: worldsteel Association)

Global Crude Steel Production in August 2017 up 6.3 per cent Y-o-Y

02-Oct-2017

Global crude steel production for the 67 countries reporting to the World Steel Association was 143.6 million tonnes (MT) in August 2017, a 6.3 per cent increase compared to August 2016.

China’s crude steel production for August 2017 was 74.6 MT, an increase of 8.7 per cent compared to August 2016. Japan produced 8.7 MT of crude steel in August 2017, a decrease of -2.0 per cent compared to August 2016. Indian crude steel production was 8.5 MT of crude steel in August 2017, an increase of 4.1 per cent compared to August 2016.

In the EU, German steel makers produced 3.6 MT crude steel in August 2017, an increase of 3.3 per cent compared to August 2016. France produced 1.1 MT of crude steel in August 2017, an increase of 15.5 per cent compared to August 2016. Italy’s crude steel production for August 2017 was 1.1 MT, up by 0.4 per cent on August 2017. Spain produced 1.1 MT in August 2017, a decrease of -2.7 per cent compared to August 2016.