World crude steel output up 3.7% in 2021, Worldsteel says

Global crude steel output increased by 3.7% year on year to 1.95 billion tonnes in 2021, with a decrease in China offset by growth in most other major steelmaking nations, the World Steel Association (Worldsteel) has said.

China, the world’s largest steelmaker, pumped out 1.03 billion tonnes of crude steel last year, down by 3% from 1.06 billion tonnes in 2020, Worldsteel said. The drop in China’s output...


Alice Li

January 26, 2022

09:35 GMT