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%....