|China's Production of SUS Crude Steel in Former Half 10.759 Mil. Tons|
|= Up by 1% from year-earlier period and production of 300 series and 200 series is up =|
|Stainless Steel Council of China Special Steel Enterprises Association announces China's production of stainless crude steel in the former half (January - June) was 10.759 million tons, up by 0.7% from the year-earlier period.
The production of nickel-type (300 series) and manganese-type (200 series) was up, but the production of chrome-type (400 series) was down.
Besides, this announcement also reports the import and export volumes of stainless steel with its apparent consumption, and the details are as shown in the table below.