Which Country Produces the Most Pig Iron?

Pig Iron Production (kt), 2015
Metals & Mining | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 52 countries in 2015, China ranked the highest in pig iron production with 691,415 kt followed by Japan and India. On the other end of the scale was Paraguay with 71.0 kt, Peru with 72.0 kt and Norway with 100 kt.

Data for more countries are available at Pig Iron Production indicator page.

Pig Iron Production Unit 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Brazil kt 25,135 30,898 33,416 32,448 31,552
China kt 552,835 597,333 640,509 663,544 711,499
France kt 8,104 10,137 9,698 9,532 10,276
Germany kt 20,104 28,560 27,943 27,046 26,678
India kt 61,677 64,987 65,594 68,037 68,252
Iran kt 10,760 10,532 12,670 13,725 16,465
Japan kt 66,943 82,283 81,028 81,405 83,849
Mexico kt 8,065 10,075 10,463 10,198 11,011
Russia kt 43,900 48,200 48,200 50,500 50,000
South Korea kt 27,475 35,065 42,213 41,718 41,045
Taiwan kt 7,939 9,358 12,940 11,784 13,300
Turkey kt 6,913 16,362 14,877 18,289 19,548
USA kt 19,018 26,843 30,233 32,062 30,381
Ukraine kt 25,683 27,366 28,878 28,487 29,089
United Kingdom kt 7,671 7,233 6,625 7,183 9,471