Meltshop production Statistics 2012

Stainless and Heat Resisting Steel

Meltshop Production (Ingot/Slab Equivalent)

Year 2012 in '000 metric tons

RegionQrt 1 rQrt 2 rQrt 3 rQrt 4 rYear r
Western Europe/Africa 2,211 2,065 1,756 1,798 7,829
Central + Eastern Europe, 87 98 90 85 359
The Americas 607 613 603 545 2,368
Asia w/o China 2,405r 2,335r 2,234r 2,300r 9,274r
China r 3,790 4,006 4,015 4,275 16,086
World 9,101r 9,116r 8,698r 9,002r 35,917r

Provided by: ISSF, Brussels

r= revised figures; p= preliminary figures

Deviations in sums due to rounding and year-end corrections