Meltshop production statistics 2018

STAINLESS AND HEAT RESISTING STEEL

MELT SHOP PRODUCTION (INGOT/SLAB EQUIVALENT)

Year 2018 in '000 metric tons

RegionQrt 1Qrt 2Qrt 3Qrt 4Year
Europe

2,014

1,921 1,703 5,638
USA 718 725

741

2,183
China 6,524 6,982r 7,241 20,747
Asia w/o China and S. Korea 2,079r 2,090 2,043 6,212
Others 1,439 1,429 1,456 4,324
Total 12,774r 13,146r 13,184 39,104

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

Provided by: ISSF, Brussels

Deviations in sums due to rounding and year-end corrections