World crude steel production reached 1,622.8 million tons for the year 2015, down by -2.8% compared to 2014. Crude steel production decreased in all regions except India and Oceania last year. China, the world’s single largest producer reported 2.3% decline to 803.8 million tons, while Japan, the world’s second largest dropped 5% to 105.2 million tons.To subscribe please click here