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CSSC: China’s 2020 stainless output exceeds 30 mln t

Chinese production of crude stainless steel for the whole of 2020 exceeded the 30 million tonnes-level for the first time ever to reach 30.14 million tonnes, representing an increase of 739,400 tonnes or 2.5% on year, according to the latest data released by Stainless Steel Council of China Special Steel Enterprises Association (CSSC).
Within the output total, chromium-nickel 300-series stainless remained the dominant grade and accounted for 47.71% of the total last year, up 1.82 percentage points from that for 2019, while the proportion for 400-series stainless also increased by 0.94 percentage point on year to 19.66% last year. In contrast, the proportion of chromium- and manganese-contained 200-series stainless


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