Use of steel scrap in leading markets 2018-2019

In 2019, eight key markets alone used about 491 million metric tons of steel scrap for steelmaking, which was an increase of three percent compared to the previous year. China was the leading market for steel scrap consumption in 2018. The country's consumption of steel scrap came to almost 216 million metric tons.

Steel scrap use in leading markets worldwide in 2018 and 2019

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Release date

2020

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2018 and 2019

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