Meltshop production statistics 2005

Stainless and Heat Resisting Steel

Meltshop Production (Ingot/Slab Equivalent)

Year 2005 in '000 metric tons

RegionQrt 1Qrt 2Qrt 3Qrt 4Year

Western Europe/Africa

2,450

2,417

1,816

2,112

8,795

Central + Eastern Europe

70

79

82

79

310

The Americas

731

730

592

635

2,688

Asia w/o China, r

2,599

2,501

2,227

2,267

9,593

China

805

777

768

811

3,160

World, r

6,654

6,504

5,484

5,915

24,546

Provided by: ISSF, Brussels
 
r= revised figures; p= preliminary figures
 
Deviations in sums due to rounding and year-end corrections