Reference | World DRI Statistics

World DRI Production at 104.4M Tons in 2020

September 15, 2021 Download

Global direct reduced iron (DRI) production reaches 104.4 Mt in 2020 despite global COVID-19 pandemic, according to 2020 World Direct Reduction Statistics. DRI output was down 3.4% from the record 108.1 Mt produced in 2019.  Once again, the combination of India and Iran produced well over half of the global DRI.

The annual publication of direct reduction industry data and information is compiled by Midrex Technologies, Inc. and audited by World Steel Dynamics.