ISSF RELEASES FIGURES FOR Q1 2017

2017-8-24

The International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF) has released figures for the first three months of 2017 showing that stainless steel melt shop production increased by 14.5% year–on–year to 11.8 million metric tons.

In the first quarter of 2017, in Europe there was 8.4% growth in production as compared to 2016. However, in USA it was 10.8%, in China -9.2%, in Asia w/o China and S.Korea -0.1%, and others -2.8%.