2019 PRESS RELEASES

worldsteel Short Range Outlook October 2019

14 October 2019 Monterrey, Mexico

The World Steel Association (worldsteel) today released its Short Range Outlook (SRO) for 2019 and 2020. In 2019 worldsteel forecasts that steel demand in China will grow by 7.8% to reach 900.1 Mt. Read more

10th Steelie Awards shortlist announced

07 October 2019 Brussels, Belgium

The World Steel Association (worldsteel) has announced the shortlist for the 10th Steelie Awards. The Steelie Awards recognise member companies or individuals for their contribution to the steel industry over a one-year period in a series of categories impacting the industry. Read more

August 2019 crude steel production

26 September 2019 Brussels, Belgium

World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 156.0 million tonnes (Mt) in August 2019, a 3.4% increase compared to August 2018. Read more

steelChallenge-14 registration open

03 September 2019 Brussels, Belgium

worldsteel opened registration for the 14th edition of steelChallenge. steelChallenge is the biggest online steel industry competition for students and industry employees. Read more

July 2019 crude steel production

27 August 2019 Brussels, Belgium

World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 156.7 million tonnes (Mt) in July 2019, a 1.7% increase compared to July 2018. Read more

June 2019 crude steel production

26 July 2019 Brussels, Belgium

World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 159.0 million tonnes (Mt) in June 2019, a 4.6% increase compared to June 2018. Read more

May 2019 crude steel production

24 June 2019 Brussels, Belgium

World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 162.7 million tonnes (Mt) in May 2019, a 5.4% increase compared to May 2018. Read more

World Steel in Figures 2019 now available

03 June 2019 Brussels, Belgium

worldsteel has published the 2019 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 2019 crude steel production

27 May 2019 Brussels, Belgium

World crude steel production for the 64 countries reporting to the World Steel Association (worldsteel) was 156.7 million tonnes (Mt) in April 2019, a 6.4% increase compared to April 2018. Read more

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 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

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 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

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