6 things we learned at ISSF Tokyo

Metal Bulletin attended the International Stainless Steel Forum’s (ISSF) 21st annual conference in Tokyo, Japan this week. Here are six things we learned from the event.

1. Global stainless steel consumption is expected to grow at a slower pace in 2017 and 2018 in comparison with the high rate achieved last year. 2. Stainless cold rolled and hot rolled flat steel products remained the two most-heavily traded products in the global stainless steel market in 2016. Cold rolled flat steel made up 47.2% of a total foreign trade volume of 18.51 million tonnes last year, while the share of hot rolled flat steel was 28.7%....

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Jessica Zong

May 19, 2017

10:55 GMT

Tokyo