Release time: 2018-10-30 Responsible editor: Liyuan stainless steel net Source: My stainless steel Website
China Special Steel Enterprise Association Stainless Steel Branch Statistics on China's stainless steel crude steel production and apparent consumption from January to September 2018 are published as follows:
The output of stainless steel crude steel was 20,746,700 tons, an increase of 1,625,100 tons, an increase of 8.50%. among them:
Cr-Ni steel (300 series) was 9,384,200 tons, which was 270,500 tons less than the same period of 2017, a decrease of 2.80%, accounting for 45.23%, a decrease of 5.26 percentage points;
Cr steel (400 series) was 4,216,600 tons, an increase of 463,600 tons, an increase of 12.66%, accounting for 19.89%, an increase of 0.73 percentage points over the same period last year;
Cr-Mn steel (200 series, including some products that do not meet the national standards) was 7,122,000 tons, an increase of 1,388,100 tons, an increase of 24.21%, accounting for 34.33%, an increase of 4.34 percentage points;
The output of duplex stainless steel was 114,449 tons, an increase of 43,854 tons year-on-year, an increase of 62.12%.
The main reason for the significant change in product mix was due to the significant increase in imports.
2. The apparent consumption of stainless steel is expected to be 16.45 million tons, an increase of 1,429,200 tons, an increase of 9.51%.