In 2018, Serbia posted the world’s highest increase in crude steel output with a 38.9 percent growth of production.
This is according to figures released by the World Steel Association cited by Tanjug.
In the first 11 months of 2018, Serbia produced 1.8 million t of crude steel compared to 1.3 million t in the same period of the previous year, which is a 38.9 pct increase, said a report published on the association’s website.
Vietnam is second in the list with a 35.9 pct increase to 12.8 million in the observed period.
The statistical overview includes 64 countries accounting for 99 percent of global steel production.