Steel Global Industry Guide 2014-2023


Global Steel industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market share, market size (value and volume 2014-18, and forecast to 2023). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market.

Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the global steel market. Includes market size data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends and leading companies.

Key Highlights

  • The steel market consists of the production of crude steel in the stated country or region.
  • Crude steel production refers to the production of the first solid steel products upon solidification of liquid steel. It includes ingots (in conventional mills) and semis (in modern mills with continuous casting facilities). Crude steel also includes liquid steel, which goes into the production of steel castings.
  • Market values have been calculated using appropriate regional annual average steel prices.
  • Market shares reflect volumes of steel produced by a company in a respective market.
  • Any currency conversions used in this report have been calculated using constant annual average 2018 exchange rates.
  • The global steel market had total revenues of $1,138.6bn in 2018, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.1% between 2014 and 2018.
  • Market consumption volume increased with a CAGR of 2.1% between 2014 and 2018, to reach a total of 1,728.5 billion metric tons in 2018.
  • While the recovery of demand for steel seen in 2017 was carried over to 2018, risks have increased.


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