The World Steel Association (Worldsteel), headquartered in Brussels, announced the crude steel production data for July.
Accordingly, global crude steel production increased by 6.6 percent to 158.5 million tons in July 2023 compared to the same month of the previous year.
In the said period, China’s production increased by 11.5 percent to 90.8 million tons, while Japan’s production increased by 0.9 percent to 7.4 million tons.
In the same period, Germany’s production decreased by 0.5 percent to 3 million tons, while the production of the USA increased by 0.5 percent to 6.9 million tons.
According to the association’s data, Turkey’s crude steel production increased by 6.4 percent in July compared to the same period of the previous year, reaching 2.9 million tons.
While Brazil’s production decreased by 4.7 percent to 2.7 million tons, it was estimated that production in Russia increased by 5.8 percent to 6.3 million tons.
In the January-July period of this year, global crude steel production decreased by 0.1 percent compared to the same period of the previous year and decreased to 1 billion 103.2 million tons.