Ukraine on the results of the metallurgical enterprises in July 2009
cut steel production by 27, 7% compared to July 2008 - up
2, 662 million tons and saved in eighth place in the ranking of 66 countries - the main
manufacturers of these products , compiled by the World Association
steel producers (WSA, formerly the International Iron and Steel Institute
- IISI).

It should be noted that the growth of steel production during the crisis, says
Only two countries - China and India, and the maximum fall was observed
in the USA - 41, 6% compared with July 2008. The top ten producing countries
by the end of July included China (50, 676 million tons, an increase of 12, 6%), Japan
(7, 660 million tons, falling by 24, 9%), Russia (5, 017 million tonnes, a fall
18, 4%), United States (4, 971 million tons, a drop of 41, 6%), India (4, 730 million
tons, an increase of 4, 3%), South Korea (4, 031 million tons, a drop of 13, 3%)
Germany (2, 694 million tons, a drop of 28, 8%), Ukraine (2, 662 million
tons, falling by 27, 7%), Brazil (2, 496 million tons, a drop of 22, 8%)
and Turkey (2, 305 million tons, a drop of 8, 5%). The decrease in melting
were in July of this year compared to the previous month fixed
in Japan, while in most of the top ten - an increase of production.
Major steel producing countries (98% of world production) in July 2009
smelted 103 years, 861 million tons of this production, 11, 1% less
than in July 2008. In January-July 2009, 66 countries have produced 652, 898
million tons of steel, 19, 9% less than during the same period of 2008
year. The top ten producing countries have become the first seven months of 2009
were as follows: China (317, 313 million tons, an increase of 2, 9%)
Japan (44, 349 million tons, a drop of 38, 5%), India (32, 285 million
tons, an increase of 1, 7%), Russia (31, 801 million tons, a drop of 28, 5%), United States
(29, 239 million tons, a drop of 50, 8%), South Korea (26, 913 million tons,
drop to 16, 6%), Germany (16, 528 million tons, falling by 41, 4%), Ukraine
(16, 277 million tons, a drop of 37, 2%), Turkey (14, 073 million tons,
fall by 16%) and Brazil (13, 061 million tons, a drop of 36, 9%). As
reported in the top ten producing countries in 2008 included
China (502 million tons, an increase of 2, 6%), Japan (118, 7 million tonnes, a fall
1, 2%), USA (91, 5 million tons, a drop of 6, 8%), Russia (68, 5 million
tons, a drop of 5, 4%), India (55, 1 million tons, an increase of 3, 7%), South
Korea (53, 5 million tons, an increase of 3, 8%), Germany (45, 8 million tonnes,
fall by 5, and 6%), Ukraine (37, 1 million tons, a drop of 13, 4%), Brazil
(33, 7 million tonnes, falling to 0, 2%) and Italy (30, 5 million tons, a fall
3, 4%). The decline in steel output in 2008 compared to 2007
year recorded in most of the top ten, except for China, South
Korea and India. Major steel producing countries in 2008, smelted
904, 1 million tons of this production, which is 1, 2% less than in 2007.

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