South Korea in August hot-rolled stainless steel exports fell down

According to the Korea Iron and Steel Association (KOSA) data, in August 2017, South Korea hot rolled stainless steel broadband exports totaled 59425 tons, chain down 0.7%. Among them, exports to Southeast Asia 26470 tons, accounting for 42.1% of the total; exports to the Northeast Asia 16089 tons, accounting for 25.6% of the total; exports to Europe 15693 tons, accounting for 24.9% of the total.

South Korea in August 2017 cold rolled stainless steel imports totaled 30935 tons, compared with July growth of 5.5%. Among them, cold rolled stainless steel coil/strip imports from China accounted for 76.6% of the total, cold rolled stainless steel sheet imports from China accounted for 90% of total imports.