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The production of iron in the World

1,180,494 thousand tonnes in 2017

Between 2013 and 2017, the production of iron in World was decreasing on average by 1.06 % each year, although before that, it grew from 933,115 thousand tonnes in 2009 to 1.21 million thousand tonnes in 2013.

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Date Value Change, %
2017 1,180,494.00 1.20 %
2016 1,166,545.00 0.74 %
2015 1,157,930.00 -2.31 %
2014 1,185,311.00 -1.77 %
2013 1,206,677.00 7.45 %
2012 1,123,042.00 1.74 %
2011 1,103,856.00 6.72 %
2010 1,034,337.00 10.85 %
2009 933,115.00 -1.68 %
2008 949,011.00
Iron Ore 2,162,524 thousand tonnes in 2017 World Steel Association
Direct reduced 88,664 thousand tonnes in 2017 World Steel Association
Macro Region (thousand tonnes in 2017)
Africa 5,152 World Steel Association
Asia 922,212 World Steel Association
Central America and the Caribbean Direct reduced 1 timeseries
Europe 56 timeseries
Middle East 2,293 World Steel Association
North America 32,946 World Steel Association
Oceania 4,441 World Steel Association
South America 31,509 World Steel Association
Southeast Asia 7 timeseries
Country (thousand tonnes)
Algeria 300 in 2017 World Steel Association
Argentina 2,171 in 2017 World Steel Association
Australia 3,758 in 2017 World Steel Association
Austria 6,335 in 2017 World Steel Association
Bahrain Direct reduced 1 timeseries
Belgium 4,860 in 2017 World Steel Association
Bosnia and Herzegovina 738 in 2017 World Steel Association
Brazil 28,427 in 2017 World Steel Association
Bulgaria 441 in 2008 World Steel Association
Canada 6,306 in 2017 World Steel Association
Chile 670 in 2017 World Steel Association
China 710,760 in 2017 World Steel Association
Colombia 203 in 2017 World Steel Association
Czech Republic 3,691 in 2017 World Steel Association
Democratic People's Republic of Korea 250 in 2017 World Steel Association
Egypt 500 in 2017 World Steel Association
Finland 2,604 in 2017 World Steel Association
France 10,678 in 2017 World Steel Association
Germany 27,816 in 2017 World Steel Association
Hungary 1,311 in 2017 World Steel Association
India 66,808 in 2017 World Steel Association
Indonesia Direct reduced 1 timeseries
Iran 2,293 in 2017 World Steel Association
Italy 5,052 in 2017 World Steel Association
Japan 78,330 in 2017 World Steel Association
Kazakhstan 3,769 in 2017 World Steel Association
Libya 3 timeseries
Malaysia 382 in 2017 World Steel Association
Mexico 4,245 in 2017 World Steel Association
Netherlands 6,145 in 2017 World Steel Association
New Zealand 683 in 2017 World Steel Association
Norway 100 in 2017 World Steel Association
Oman Direct reduced 1 timeseries
Pakistan 163 in 2015 World Steel Association
Paraguay 38 in 2017 World Steel Association
Peru 345 in 2008 World Steel Association
Poland 5,151 in 2017 World Steel Association
Qatar 3 timeseries
Republic of Korea 47,071 in 2017 World Steel Association
Romania 1,927 in 2017 World Steel Association
Russian Federation 52,036 in 2017 World Steel Association
Saudi Arabia 3 timeseries
Serbia 1,340 in 2017 World Steel Association
Slovakia 4,106 in 2017 World Steel Association
South Africa 4,352 in 2017 World Steel Association
Spain 4,462 in 2017 World Steel Association
Sweden 3,111 in 2017 World Steel Association
Taiwan Province of China 14,361 in 2017 World Steel Association
Trinidad and Tobago Direct reduced 1 timeseries
Turkey 10,589 in 2017 World Steel Association
Ukraine 20,123 in 2017 World Steel Association
United Arab Emirates 3 timeseries
United Kingdom 5,996 in 2017 World Steel Association
United States of America 22,395 in 2017 World Steel Association
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 3 timeseries
Viet Nam 4,250 in 2017 World Steel Association

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