Steel production and scrap consumption leading markets 2018

In 2018, almost 1.5 billion metric tons worth of steel was produced in just seven regions, with China producing the majority at 928 million tons of steel. Globally, consumption of steel scrap increased by 10 percent between 2017 and 2018.

Steel production and scrap consumption in leading markets in 2018

Scrap consumptionSteel production
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Release date

2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2017 to 2018

Supplementary notes

The values have been rounded off.

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