worldsteel 2017 Steel Statistical Yearbook now available online

05 December 2017 Brussels, Belgium

The World Steel Association (worldsteel) has published its 2017 Steel Statistical Yearbook.

worldsteel’s Steel Statistical Yearbook presents a cross-section of steel industry statistics. It contains comprehensive statistics from 2007 to 2016 on crude steel production by country and process, steel production by product, steel trade by product, apparent steel use and apparent steel use per capita by country, as well as production and trade of pig iron and directly reduced iron. It also includes data on production and trade of iron ore and trade of scrap.

The statistics were collected from members of worldsteel and various international organisations.

A PDF copy of the yearbook and all previous editions can be downloaded for free from

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Notes to Editors:

  • The World Steel Association (worldsteel) is one of the largest and most dynamic industry associations in the world. worldsteel members represent approximately 85% of the world's steel production, including over 160 steel producers with 9 of the 10 largest steel companies, national and regional steel industry associations, and steel research institutes.
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