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Imports of stainless steel in Russia decreased by 18%

Imports of main products of stainless steel in Russia in November compared to October decreased by 17.8% and amounted to 11.862 ths. Tons. This is evidenced by the data released by the Association «Steels».

Thus, according to estimates, the supply of flat-rolled products in Russia remained at the previous month's level and amounted to 7.771 ths. Tons. Nevertheless, the import of long products increased by 18.8%, reaching 1,623 thousand. Tonnes.

Imports of primary billet in the country, according to experts, increased 2.1-fold, to 539 tons. However, Russian imports of wire dropped by 33.2%, amounting to 161 tons. Deliveries of seamless and electric-welded pipes also decreased respectively by 35.9% and 72% to 747 tons and 1,021 thousand. tonnes.

Recall that in late September, the Russian government established the anti-dumping duties on imports of steel pipes from corrosion for a period of three years. The effect of the special duty does not apply to the import of pipes of stainless steel originating in Belarus, as well as from developing countries, enjoying national system of preferences of the Russian Federation, with the exception of Brazil and China (including Taiwan and the special administrative regions of China: Hong Kong and Macau).

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