According to Stainless Steel Council of China Special Steel Enterprises Association, China produced 5.084 million tonnes of stainless steel in Q1 2014, an increase of 15.42% compared to 2013.
Among them, stainless steel Cr-Ni products totalled 2.609 million tonnes, up by 22.31% compared to 2013 ; Cr-Mn stainless steel (including some products that do not conform to international standards) products totalled 1.349 million tonnes, up by 4.21% compared to the previous year.
The country imported 216,000 tonnes of stainless steel in Q1 2014, an increase of 29.34% compared to the last year. The country exported 811,000 tonnes of stainless steel, up by 13.43% from the last year.
Source – YIEH CORP