In 2016, the Ukrainian steelmakers increased steel production by 5.2% compared to the year 2015.
In terms of production in the ranking of international Worldsteel Ukraine in 2016, took 10th place out of 66 countries, rising one position.
This is stated in the message of the organization Worldsteel.
In 2016, the Ukrainian steelmakers increased steel production by 5.2% compared to 2015, or 1.2 million tons to 24.2 million tons.
Consistently in first place in the ranking of world steel producers has been China. In 2016 in comparison with 2015 Chinese steelmakers increased steel production by 1.2%.
“Silver” was won by Japan. Although last year the country has reduced steel production by 0.3% to 104,8 million tons).
In third was India. There has been increasing steel production by 7.4% to 95.6 million tonnes, the fourth – USA. There had been a decline in production by 0.3% to 78.6 million tonnes.
The top five closes Russia. There has also been a decline in the manufacturing by 0.1% to 70.8 million tonnes, the sixth Republic of Korea. There is a reduction in the production of 1, 6% to 68.6 million tons, the seventh – Germany reduce the production by 1% to 42.1 million tons.
On the eighth turned out to be Turkey, which has increased production by 5.2% to 33.2 million tons), the ninth – Brazil with the reduction of production by 9.2% to 30.2 million tons.
In December, Ukraine managed to increase production in comparison with November by 5.2% or 0.1 million tonnes to 2.01 million tonnes.
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