Meltshop production statistics 2017

STAINLESS AND HEAT RESISTING STEEL

MELT SHOP PRODUCTION (INGOT/SLAB EQUIVALENT)

Year 2017 in '000 metric tons

RegionQrt 1Qrt 2Qrt 3Qrt 4Year
Europe 1,980 1,902 1,665 1,830 7,377
USA 721 699 680 654 2,754
China 6,125r 5,920r 7,076r 6,652 25,774
Asia w/o China and S. Korea 1,992 1,958 1,975 2,105 8,030
Others 845 857 1,140 1,304 4,146
Total 11,664 11,335 12,536 12,545 48,081

Others: Brazil, Indonesia, Russia, S. Africa, S. Korea

Provided by: ISSF, Brussels

Deviations in sums due to rounding and year-end corrections