Industry Updates
In 2011, the world crude steel production reached 1518 million tonnes (mt) and showed a growth of 6.2% over 2010.
China remained world's largest crude steel producer in 2011 (684 mt) followed by Japan (108 mt),USA (86.4 mt) and India (72.2 mt) at the 4th position.
The WSA has projected that global apparent steel use will increase by 3.6% to 1422 Mt in 2012, following growth of 5.6% in 2011. In 2013, it is forecasted that world steel demand will grow further by 4.5% to around 1486 Mt. China's apparent steel use is expected to increase by 4% in future. For India, growth in apparent steel use is expected to grow by 10% in future.
Per capita nished steel consumption in 2011 was around 215 kg for world and 460 kg for China.

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