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World - Crude Steel And Steel Semi-Finished Products - Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights

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Global Steel Market Overview 2019

Steel Market Size

The global steel market revenue amounted to $X in 2018, lowering by -X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, steel consumption continues to indicate a pronounced downturn. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2017 when the market value increased by X% y-o-y. In that year, the global steel market reached its peak level of $X, and then declined slightly in the following year.

Steel Production

In value terms, steel production stood at $X in 2018 estimated in export prices. Overall, steel production continues to indicate a deep drop. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2017 when production volume increased by X% year-to-year. In that year, global steel production reached its peak level of $X, and then declined slightly in the following year.

Production By Country

The country with the largest volume of steel production was China (X tonnes), comprising approx. X% of total production. Moreover, steel production in China exceeded the figures recorded by the world's second-largest producer, India (X tonnes), eightfold. The third position in this ranking was occupied by the U.S. (X tonnes), with a X% share.

From 2013 to 2018, the average annual rate of growth in terms of volume in China amounted to +X%. In the other countries, the average annual rates were as follows: India (+X% per year) and the U.S. (-X% per year).

Steel Exports

Exports 2007-2018

In 2018, the amount of crude steel and steel semi-finished products exported worldwide amounted to X tonnes, growing by X% against the previous year. In general, steel exports continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth appeared the most rapid in 2018 when Exports increased by X% y-o-y. In that year, global steel exports attained their peak and are likely to continue its growth in the immediate term.

In value terms, steel exports stood at $X in 2018. In general, steel exports continue to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 when Exports increased by X% against the previous year. Global exports peaked in 2018 and are likely to continue its growth in the near future.

Exports by Country

In 2018, Russia (X tonnes), distantly followed by Brazil (X tonnes), Ukraine (X tonnes) and Japan (X tonnes) represented the main exporters of crude steel and steel semi-finished products, together mixing up X% of total exports. The following exporters - India (X tonnes), Mexico (X tonnes), Germany (X tonnes), Iran (X tonnes), France (X tonnes) and the UK (X tonnes) - together made up X% of total exports.

From 2013 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of exports, amongst the main exporting countries, was attained by Iran, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the largest steel markets worldwide were Russia ($X), Brazil ($X) and Ukraine ($X), with a combined X% share of global exports. These countries were followed by Japan, India, Germany, the UK, Mexico, Iran and France, which together accounted for a further X (+X% per year) experienced the highest rates of growth with regard to exports, among the main exporting countries over the last five years, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Export Prices by Country

In 2018, the average steel export price amounted to $X per tonne, rising by X% against the previous year. In general, the steel export price continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 an increase of X% year-to-year. Global export price peaked in 2018 and is likely to see steady growth in the immediate term.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of origin; the country with the highest price was the UK ($X per tonne), while Ukraine ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2013 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by the UK, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Steel Imports

Imports 2007-2018

In 2018, approx. X tonnes of crude steel and steel semi-finished products were imported worldwide; growing by X% against the previous year. The total import volume increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2013 to 2018; the trend pattern remained relatively stable, with somewhat noticeable fluctuations being observed in certain years. The growth pace was the most rapid in 2014 when Imports increased by X% y-o-y. Global imports peaked at X tonnes in 2016; however, from 2017 to 2018, imports failed to regain their momentum.

In value terms, steel imports totaled $X in 2018. The total import value increased at an average annual rate of +X% from 2013 to 2018; the trend pattern indicated some noticeable fluctuations being recorded in certain years. The most prominent rate of growth was recorded in 2017 with an increase of X% y-o-y. Global imports peaked at $X in 2014; however, from 2015 to 2018, imports failed to regain their momentum.

Imports by Country

In 2018, the U.S. (X tonnes), Taiwan, Chinese (X tonnes), Turkey (X tonnes), Italy (X tonnes), Indonesia (X tonnes), Thailand (X tonnes), Belgium (X tonnes), the Philippines (X tonnes), Egypt (X tonnes), South Korea (X tonnes), Germany (X tonnes) and the United Arab Emirates (X tonnes) were the major importers of crude steel and steel semi-finished products in the world, mixing up X% of total import.

From 2013 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of imports, amongst the main importing countries, was attained by the Philippines (+X% per year), while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

In value terms, the U.S. ($X), Taiwan, Chinese ($X) and Italy ($X) were the countries with the highest levels of imports in 2018, together comprising X% of global imports. These countries were followed by Turkey, Indonesia, Thailand, Belgium, Germany, the Philippines, Egypt, South Korea and the United Arab Emirates, which together accounted for a further X the main importing countries, the Philippines experienced the highest growth rate of imports, over the last five years, while the other global leaders experienced more modest paces of growth.

Import Prices by Country

In 2018, the average steel import price amounted to $X per tonne, picking up by X% against the previous year. Overall, the steel import price, however, continues to indicate a relatively flat trend pattern. The pace of growth was the most pronounced in 2017 an increase of X% against the previous year. Over the period under review, the average import prices for crude steel and steel semi-finished products attained their maximum at $X per tonne in 2013; however, from 2014 to 2018, import prices remained at a lower figure.

Prices varied noticeably by the country of destination; the country with the highest price was Germany ($X per tonne), while the United Arab Emirates ($X per tonne) was amongst the lowest.

From 2013 to 2018, the most notable rate of growth in terms of prices was attained by the U.S., while the other global leaders experienced mixed trends in the import price figures.

Source: IndexBox AI Platform

Product coverage:
• Prodcom 24102110 - Flat semi-finished products (of non-alloy steel)
• Prodcom 241021Z0 - Ingots, other primary forms and long semi-finished products, o f non-alloy steel
• Prodcom 24102210 - Flat semi-finished products (slabs) (of stainless steel)
• Prodcom 241022Z0 - Ingots, other primary forms and long semi-finished products, o f stainless steel
• Prodcom 24102310 - Flat semi-finished products (of alloy steel other than of stainless steel)
• Prodcom 241023Z0 - Ingots, other primary forms and long semi-finished products, o f alloy steel other than stainless steel

This report provides an in-depth analysis of the global steel market. Within it, you will discover the latest data on market trends and opportunities by country, consumption, production and price developments, as well as the global trade (imports and exports). The forecast exhibits the market prospects through 2025.



Data coverage:
• Market volume and value
• Per Capita consumption
• Forecast of the market dynamics in the medium term
• Production in World, split by region and country
• Trade (exports and imports) in World
• Export and import prices
• Market trends, drivers and restraints
• Key market players and their profiles

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1. INTRODUCTION

Making Data-Driven Decisions to Grow Your Business

1.1
REPORT DESCRIPTION
1.2
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND AI PLATFORM
1.3
DATA-DRIVEN DECISIONS FOR YOUR BUSINESS
1.4
GLOSSARY AND SPECIFIC TERMS
2. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

A Quick Overview of Market Performance

2.1
KEY FINDINGS
2.2
MARKET TRENDS
3. MARKET OVERVIEW

Understanding the Current State of The Market and Its Prospects

3.1
MARKET SIZE
3.2
CONSUMPTION BY COUNTRY
3.3
MARKET FORECAST TO 2025
4. MOST PROMISING PRODUCTS

Finding New Products to Diversify Your Business

4.1
TOP PRODUCTS TO DIVERSIFY YOUR BUSINESS
4.2
BEST-SELLING PRODUCTS
4.3
MOST CONSUMED PRODUCT
4.4
MOST TRADED PRODUCT
4.5
MOST PROFITABLE PRODUCT FOR EXPORT
5. MOST PROMISING SUPPLYING COUNTRIES

Choosing the Best Countries to Establish Your Sustainable Supply Chain

5.1
TOP COUNTRIES TO SOURCE YOUR PRODUCT
5.2
TOP PRODUCING COUNTRIES
5.3
TOP EXPORTING COUNTRIES
5.4
LOW-COST EXPORTING COUNTRIES
6. MOST PROMISING OVERSEAS MARKETS

Choosing the Best Countries to Boost Your Exports

6.1
TOP OVERSEAS MARKETS FOR EXPORTING YOUR PRODUCT
6.2
TOP CONSUMING MARKETS
6.3
UNSATURATED MARKETS
6.4
TOP IMPORTING MARKETS
6.5
MOST PROFITABLE MARKETS
7. GLOBAL PRODUCTION

The Latest Trends and Insights into The Industry

7.1
PRODUCTION VOLUME AND VALUE
7.2
PRODUCTION BY COUNTRY
8. GLOBAL IMPORTS

The Largest Importers on The Market and How They Succeed

8.1
IMPORTS FROM 2007–2018
8.2
IMPORTS BY COUNTRY
8.3
IMPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
9. GLOBAL EXPORTS

The Largest Exporters on The Market and How They Succeed

9.1
EXPORTS FROM 2007–2018
9.2
EXPORTS BY COUNTRY
9.3
EXPORT PRICES BY COUNTRY
10. PROFILES OF MAJOR PRODUCERS

The Largest Producers on The Market and Their Profiles

11. COUNTRY PROFILES

The Largest Markets And Their Profiles

United States
China
Japan
Germany
United Kingdom
France
Brazil
Italy
Russian Federation
India
Canada
Australia
Republic of Korea
Spain
Mexico
Indonesia
Netherlands
Turkey
Saudi Arabia
Switzerland
Sweden
Nigeria
Poland
Belgium
Argentina
Norway
Austria
Thailand
United Arab Emirates
Colombia
Denmark
South Africa
Malaysia
Israel
Singapore
Egypt
Philippines
Finland
Chile
Ireland
Pakistan
Greece
Portugal
Kazakhstan
Algeria
Czech Republic
Qatar
Peru
Romania
Vietnam
LIST OF TABLES
Table 1:
Key Findings In 2018
Table 2:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2018
Table 3:
Market Value, 2007–2018
Table 4:
Per Capita Consumption, By Country, 2015–2018
Table 5:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Table 6:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Table 7:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Table 8:
Import Prices, By Country Of Destination, 2007–2018
Table 9:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Table 10:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Table 11:
Export Prices, By Country Of Origin, 2007–2018
LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1:
Market Volume, In Physical Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 2:
Market Value, 2007–2018
Figure 3:
Consumption, By Country, 2018
Figure 4:
Market Forecast To 2025
Figure 5:
Products: Market Size And Growth, By Type
Figure 6:
Products: Average Per Capita Consumption, By Type
Figure 7:
Products: Exports And Growth, By Type
Figure 8:
Products: Export Prices And Growth, By Type
Figure 9:
Production Volume And Growth
Figure 10:
Exports And Growth
Figure 11:
Export Prices And Growth
Figure 12:
Market Size And Growth
Figure 13:
Per Capita Consumption
Figure 14:
Imports And Growth
Figure 15:
Import Prices
Figure 16:
Production, In Physical Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 17:
Production, In Value Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 18:
Production, By Country, 2018
Figure 19:
Production, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Figure 20:
Imports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 21:
Imports, In Value Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 22:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2018
Figure 23:
Imports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Figure 24:
Imports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Figure 25:
Import Prices, By Country, 2007–2018
Figure 26:
Exports, In Physical Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 27:
Exports, In Value Terms, 2007–2018
Figure 28:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2018
Figure 29:
Exports, In Physical Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Figure 30:
Exports, In Value Terms, By Country, 2007–2018
Figure 31:
Export Prices, 2007–2018
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