According to data released by Russia’s special steel association Spetsstal, the country’s exports of stainless steel products decreased by 66.5% in January to August period on yearly basis.
In the given period of time, the country’s exports of stainless steel billets plunged by 94.7%; those of flat rolled products decreased by 37.4%, both compared to the figures in the same period of 2013.
However, the exports of stainless steel seamless pipe registered an increase of 1.5% YoY.
Source – yieh
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