2019 PRESS RELEASES

March 2019 crude steel production

29 April 2019 Brussels, Belgium

World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 155.0 million tonnes (Mt) in March 2019, a 4.9% increase compared to March 2018. Read more

worldsteel Short Range Outlook April 2019

16 April 2019 Madrid, Spain

worldsteel today released its April 2019 Short Range Outlook (SRO). worldsteel forecasts global steel demand will reach 1,735 Mt in 2019, an increase of 1.3% over 2018. Read more

worldsteel announces the 2018 Steel Sustainability Champions

16 April 2019 Madrid, Spain

The World Steel Association (worldsteel) has recognised 6 of its member companies as Steel Sustainability Champions for their work in 2018. Read more

worldsteel announces the world champions of steelChallenge-13

16 April 2019 Madrid, Spain

The World Steel Association (worldsteel) today announced the new world champions of the 13th steelChallenge. Read more

February 2019 crude steel production

26 March 2019 Brussels, Belgium

World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 137.3 million tonnes (Mt) in February 2019, a 4.1% increase compared to February 2018. Read more

January 2019 crude steel production

26 February 2019 Brussels, Belgium

World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 146.7 million tonnes (Mt) in January 2019, a 1.0% increase compared to January 2018. Read more

Global crude steel output increases by 4.6% in 2018

25 January 2019 Brussels, Belgium

Global crude steel production reached 1,808.6 million tonnes (Mt) for the year 2018, up by 4.6% compared to 2017. Crude steel production increased in all regions in 2018 except in the EU, which saw a 0.3% contraction. Read more