Top Ten Steel Producing Countries in the World

Top Ten Steel Producing Countries in the World

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Steel is basically a mixture of iron, carbon and other elements it is widely used in construction of roads, skyscrapers, bridges, railways, other infrastructure, appliances, and buildings because of their high tensile strengths and low costs. It has very old history it has been produced in bloomery furnaces from thousands of years the earliest evidence of steel found by archeologists is in Anatolia around 4000 years old in the form of weapons. It is widely used in making of cars, trains, washing machines, armor and vehicle armor etc, it is also used in other applications like shipbuilding, pipelines, mining, offshore construction and aerospace.

There are many countries which are producing, exporting and importing steel to reach their need but among all those countries China is largest producer of steel in the world if you want to know the other top producing countries then see the list below of top 10 steel producing countries in the world.

 

 

 

 

 

Rank

Country

Production (Million Metric Tons)

1.

 China

 823.698

2.

 European Union

 169.297

3.

 Japan

 110.666

4.

 USA

 88.174

5.

 India

 86.530

6.

 Russia

 71.561

7.

 South Korea

 71.443

8.

 Germany

 42.943

9.

 Turkey

 35.035

10.

 Brazil

 34.912

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