Meltshop production statistics 2015

STAINLESS AND HEAT RESISTING STEEL

MELT SHOP PRODUCTION (INGOT/SLAB EQUIVALENT)

Year 2015 in '000 metric tons

RegionQrt 1rQrt 2Qrt 3Qrt 4Year
Western Europe/Africa 2,007 2,058 1,673r 1,780 7,518
Central + Eastern Europe 64 69 65 61 259
The Americas 768 685 693 601 2,747
Asia w/o China 2,366r 2,318r 2,392r 2,385 9,461
China 5,015 5,852r 5,371 5,324 21,562
World 10,220r 10,982r 10,195r 10,152 41,548

Provided by: ISSF, Brussels

r= revised figures; p= preliminary figures

Deviations in sums due to rounding and year-end corrections