4.5% growth in world crude steel production in the first quarter of 2019
From the beginning of January to the end of March 2019, 64 world steelmakers produced 444 million and 116 thousand tons of crude steel, compared to the same period last year, according to the World Steel Association. (425 million and 60 thousand tons) shows a growth of 4.5 percent.
During the mentioned period, Iran's steel production increased by 7.1 percent compared to the same period in 2018, 6 million and 223 thousand tons. br /> Also, the production of 64 steel-producing countries in March 2019 reached 155 million and 9 thousand tons, which indicates a growth of 4.9 percent compared to March 2018.
On the other hand, Iran's crude steel production in March 2019 increased by 19.7 percent In the same period last year, it increased to 2 million 235 thousand tons. This figure was one million and 866 thousand tons in March last year.
During the first quarter of 2019, China with 231 million and 69 thousand tons, India with 27 million and 333 thousand tons, Japan with 24 million and 971 thousand tons, respectively, the United States With 22 million and 226 thousand tons and South Korea with 18 million and 108 thousand tons were the top 5 steel-producing countries in the world.