The change in the volume of export of stainless steel of the leading countries in Asia
As follows from statistical data published recently
Asian specialized media, in China in July this year, compared with
the June month has been increased exports of rolled stainless steel by 6.3%. The volume
metal sales abroad during the reporting period — as reported by analysts of China — reached
the level of 179,75 thousand tons. Recall that in the first half of this year,
compared to the first half of last year, the country increased export of hire
stainless steel is 34.2%. Thus, the volume of metal sales abroad for this
period of time reached 1.26 million tons.
Earlier it was reported that during the month of April of the current year,
compared to March, exports of stainless steel China increased
12.6% and reached the level of 247 thousand tons. In General, in the first four months
this year, in comparison with the same period of 2012, exports
stainless steel from the country increased by 30.2% (up to 837 thousand tonnes).
In turn, neighboring Japan in the early summer reduced
sale stainless steel abroad. Thus, according to the most recently published statistical
according to the Ministry of Finance of the country in June this year, in comparison with June
2012, Japanese exports of rolled stainless steel decreased by 8.1% and
reached the level of 65.48 tons. However, in comparison with may of the current year, this
increased by 7.5%. In General, during the first half of this year,
compared to the first half of 2012, exports of stainless steel from Japan
decreased by 8.2% and reached 372,92 thousand tons.
Recall that the release of the stainless steel leading
Japanese manufacturers in June 2013, in comparison with may, increased
4.2%. So, the total volume of manufactured products in this category
reached 311,8 thousand tons. Also earlier it was reported that in may this
years of Japanese enterprises, in comparison to the month of April has been increased
the production of stainless steel metal by 0.7%. The total volume of production of corrosion-resistant
of steel in the country then reached 232 kt.