Top Ten Global Steel Groups

Note: This list assumes the merger of Mittal Steel and Areclor under the June 25 agreement.

Company, Country, Millions of tons

1) Mittal Steel, Netherlands + Arcelor, Luxembourg + Dofasco, Canada Group total=110
2) Nippon Steel, Japan, 32
3) Posco, South Korea, 31
4) JFE Holdings, Japan, 30
5) Shanghai Baosteel, China, 24
6) US Steel, US, 20
7(tie) Corus, Netherlands/Britain, 18
7(tie) Nucor, US, 18
9) ThyssenKrupp, Germany, 17
10) Tangshan, China, 16

Source: Iron and Steel Institute

Copyright Agence France-Presse, 2006

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