In Nov 2017, the data of crude steel output presented that 66 countries which involved in the World Steel Association were 136.3 million tons, which increased by 3.7%,the utilization of crude steel was 70.7%, which increase by 1.5% over the same period of last year, the chain fell 2.2%.
China's crude steel output was 66.2 million tons in Nov 2017, which increased by 2.2% over the same period of last year. Japan’s crude steel output in November was 8.7 million tons, which increased by 1.0%.
Among EU countries, Italy produced 2.2 million tons crude steel in November 2017, which went up 3.3%. The crude steel output of France in November 2017 was 1.2 million tons, dropped off 8.7%. In Spain, It was 1.3 million tons, which raised 18.0%.
Turkey's crude steel output in November 2017 was 3.1 million tons, went up 7.0% over the same period last year.
The United State’s crude steel production was 6.7 million tons in November 2017, went up 8.5% over the same period last year.
Brazil's crude steel output in November 2017 was 3 million tons, went up 15.3% over the same period last year.
From above, we can see that the demand of the crude steel is still large.