China’s crude stainless steel output rises 8% in January-September

China’s crude stainless steel output in the first nine months of 2017 rose 8% year on year against the backdrop of high prices.

Stainless steel producers in the country produced 19.67 million tonnes of crude stainless steel during the period, up 1.45 million tonnes from an adjusted 18.22 million tonnes in the first three quarters of last year, according to data released by the China Stainless Steel Council on Tuesday October 31.

Of the total, 10.79 million tonnes were 300-series crude stainless steel,...

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Jessica Zong

October 31, 2017

11:27 GMT

Shanghai