According to a report released by
At second, third and fourth places were
Global steel production in January amounted to 129.78 million tons, which indicate a 0.36 percent decline compared with the
According to WSA statistics, total steel production in 2013 stood at 1.58 billion tons, marking a 4.7-percent rise compared with the 2012 output of 1.51 billion tons.
The figures show the main reason for increasing global steel production is the rise in production of Asian countries, mainly
WSA is the international trade body of iron and steel industries. The association represents approximately 170 steel producers, including 17 of the world's 20 largest steel companies, national and regional steel associations and steel research institutes.
Production by its members comprises around 85 percent of world steel output.
Crude steel production at 1.35m tons
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