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Stainless Steel Production Reaches 38.1 Million Metric Tons In 2013


The International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF) has released preliminary figures for 2013 showing that stainless steel melt shop production increased by 7.8% to 38.1 million metric tons (mmt). With the exception of Western Europe and Africa, all regions achieved positive growth.

Global stainless steel production in the 3rd Quarter 2013 remains strong Highest 3rd quarter of all time but different regional development


Preliminary figures released by the International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF) show that global stainless crude steel production increased by +5.5% for the first 9 months of 2013 y–o–y.

New ISSF Director Economics and Statistics and Long Products


ISSF is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Kai Hasenclever as Director Economics & Statistics and Long Products. Kai succeeds Peter Kaumanns in this role.

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