Ukraine boosted its production of crude steel by 5.7 percent to 35.3 million tonnes in 2011, said a report by the World Steel Association (WSA).
Ukraine is the world's eighth largest steel producer, according to the report.
The world's crude steel production reached 1.527 billion tonnes in 2011, increasing by 6.8 percent year on year, reported Xinhua citing a media report.
China was the world's top steel maker in 2011, with a production of 695.5 million tonnes.
Ukraine produced 33.5 million tonnes of steel in 2010, a 12.4 percent increase from 2009.