Jaway Stainless Steel

Stainless steel in Wuxi and Japan

According to statistics, in the end of January 2012, Japan's inventory of stainless steel sheet products amounted to 125,286 tonnes, increasing by 2.1% MoM.
Japan produced 217,805 tonnes of hot rolled stainless steel products in January 2012, rising by 10.9% MoM while decreasing by 19.4% YoY from 244,193 tonnes in January 2012.
Among them, the output of chrome base products totaled 105,471 tonnes, surging by 24.4% and that of nickel base products was 112,334 tonnes, up by 0.6%, both compared to that in a month earlier.

Same Date, the inventory of stainless steel products totaled 222,248 tonnes in Chinese Wuxi market in the first half of March 2012, up by 2.31% from a half month ago.

Among them, the stock of cold rolled stainless steel sheet products amounted to 134,569 tonnes, rising by 3.97% and that of hot rolled stainless steel products totaled 87,679 tonnes, decreasing by 0.15%, both compared to that in a half month earlier.

To specify the steel grade, the inventory of 300 grade products totaled 173,107 tonnes, up by 0.67%; that of 400 grade materials was 37,611 tonnes, rising by 4.47% and that of 200 grade was 11,530 tonnes, surging by 24.27%, all compared to that in a half month ago.