INTL STAINLESS STEEL CONF: NPI not a threat to European stainless steel – Anglo-American

Ramp-ups in Chinese nickel pig iron (NPI) production will not inhibit the use of traditional ferro-nickel in European stainless steel production, multinational miner Anglo American’s head of business intelligence told Fastmarkets at the International Stainless and Special Steel Summit in Seville, Spain, on Tuesday September 17.

Chinese production of NPI was up by 50.9% year on year in July 2019 to a record 536,000 tonnes. Yet despite growing concerns that an already weak European stainless steel...


Amy Hinton

September 19, 2019

05:00 GMT