2017

worldsteel launches steelChallenge-12

25 July 2017 Brussels, Belgium

The World Steel Association (worldsteel) opened registration for the 12th edition of steelChallenge, a competition where students and industry employees can test their skills using the sophisticated online process simulations delivered by steeluniversity. Read more

June 2017 crude steel production

20 July 2017 Brussels, Belgium

World crude steel production for the 67 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 141.0 million tonnes (Mt) in June 2017, a 3.2% increase compared to June 2016. Read more

May 2017 crude steel production

20 June 2017 Brussels, Belgium

World crude steel production for the 67 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 143.3 million tonnes (Mt) in May 2017, a 2.0% increase compared to May 2016. Read more

World Steel in Figures 2017 now available

29 May 2017 Brussels, Belgium

worldsteel has published the 2017 edition of World Steel in Figures. The publication provides a comprehensive overview of steel industry activities, stretching from crude steel production to apparent steel use, from indications of global steel trade flows to iron ore production and trade. Read more

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

worldsteel's 4th Steel Safety Day

28 March 2017 Brussels, Belgium

World crude steel production for the 67 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 126.6 million tonnes (Mt) in February 2017, a 4.1% increase compared to February 2016. Read more

February 2017 crude steel production

22 March 2017 Brussels, Belgium

World crude steel production for the 67 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 126.6 million tonnes (Mt) in February 2017, a 4.1% increase compared to February 2016. Read more

January 2017 crude steel production

21 February 2017 Brussels, Belgium

World crude steel production for the 67 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 136.5 million tonnes (Mt) in January 2017, a 7.0% increase compared to January 2016. Read more

World crude steel output increases by 0.8% in 2016

25 January 2017 Brussels, Belgium

World crude steel production reached 1,628.5 million tonnes (Mt) for the year 2016, up by 0.8% compared to 2015. Crude steel production decreased in Europe, the Americas and Africa. Crude steel production increased in the CIS, the Middle East, Asia and Oceania. Read more