2012 world steel demand analysis

by amkotas

Our analysis of 2012 finished steel demand is that total world demand of 1413 million metric tonnes comprised consumption of ~644 mt flat products, ~660 mt long products and ~109 mt of tube. With respect to end use, some 39% of demand was accounted for by construction, with mechanical engineering and metal goods the two other dominant steel-consuming sectors [see chart].


For further analysis and information, visit our website’s steel consumption page.