China’s stainless crude steel output rises 8.5% in H1

China’s stainless crude steel production increased over the first six months of 2019 amid steady growth in demand.

Stainless steel mills produced 14.35 million tonnes of stainless crude steel in January-June period, up 1.13 million tonnes - or 8.51% - from an adjusted 13.22 million tonnes in the first half of last year, according to the China Stainless Steel Council (CSSC) late last Friday July 26.

“The healthy profit ability at mills [over the period] was another reason for the...


Jessica Zong

July 29, 2019

06:17 GMT