Saturday, February 25, 2017

Ukraine in the top 10 world producers of steel

In January 2017 compared with January last year, Ukrainian steelmakers increased steel production by 8.5% - up to 2.103 million tons, while retaining the 10th place in the list of the world's manufacturers of these products. This is stated in the report of the World Steel Association (World Steel Association). In January in the lead the ranking of the world's steel producers have traditionally retained a measure of China 67.2 million tons (7.4% increase compared to January 2016).

Further, the country in the top ten ranking in the following order: Japan (9 million tons, + 2.7%), India (8.4 million tons, + 12%), the US (6.9 million tonnes, + 6.5% ), Russia (6.2 million tons, + 11.6%), South Korea (5.9 million tons, + 3.2%), Germany (3.6 million tonnes, + 1.2%), Turkey ( 2.9 million tons, + 12.8%) and Brazil (2.8 million tons, + 14.4%).
On the whole in January 2017 compared with January last year, 66 countries included in the ranking WSA, steel production increased by 7% - up to 136.5 million tons.
Ukraine according to the results 2016 has retained the 10th place in the the world ranking of steel producers, increased production by 5.5% compared with 2015 - up to 24.2 million tons.

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