SDG 12: Responsible Consumption and Production

What global steel production has looked like over the last 50 years

Steel is the foundation of our buildings, vehicles, and industries. Image: Unsplash/Yasin hm

Niccolo Conte
Writer, Visual Capitalist
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Global steel production visualised.
Steel production has tripled in the last 50 years. Image: Niccolo Conte
The world’s current top crude steel producing nations by 2020 production.
The world’s current top crude steel producing nations by 2020 production. Image: World Steel Association.
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