Press releases

April 2017 crude steel production

23 May 2017 Brussels, Belgium

World crude steel production for the 67 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 145.0 million tonnes (Mt) in March 2017, a 4.6% increase compared to March 2016. Read more

worldsteel's 4th Steel Safety Day

28 April 2017 Brussels, Belgium

The World Steel Association (worldsteel) holds its 4th Steel Safety Day on Friday, 28 April 2017. Aligned with the International Labour Organization's World Day for Safety and Health at Work, Steel Safety Day sets out to create a safer working environment across the entire steel industry. Read more

March 2017 crude steel production

24 April 2017 Brussels, Belgium

World crude steel production for the 67 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 145.0 million tonnes (Mt) in March 2017, a 4.6% increase compared to March 2016. Read more

worldsteel Short Range Outlook 2017-2018

21 April 2017 London, United Kingdom

worldsteel today released its Short Range Outlook (SRO) for 2017 and 2018. worldsteel forecasts that global steel demand will increase by 1.3% to 1,535.2 Mt in 2017, following growth of 1.0% in 2016. Read more

worldsteel announces the world champions of steelChallenge-11

11 April 2017 Beijing, China

The World Steel Association (worldsteel) today announced the new world champions of the 11th steelChallenge. ZHOU Wentao from HBIS Group Co. Ltd. in China won in the industry category and LI Chia-Chun from National Chung Hsing University in Taiwan, China won in the student category. Read more