stainless steel Market analysts predict a moderately positive trend on the level of world production of the metal in this category this year. In particular, such an opinion was expressed by specialists consulting company, Heinz Pariser Alloy Metals & Steel Market Research, who believe that performance in 2012 for the production of stainless steel globally will exceed last year's volume by 6%.
The main share of growth in the production of alloyed metals, according to experts Heinz H. Pariser, will be in India and China. The first of these states, according to analysts' estimates, improve their own results by 15% (reaching annual production volumes of stainless steel in 2.6 million. Tons). China will show less dynamic lift (about 8.5%), but still retain its leadership position in the occupied market share (about 15.5 million. Tons). Even more slowly will change the situation with the level of production of stainless steel for metallurgists South Korea (5% increase — to 3.4 million tons.) And Japan (3% increase). Least as promising, projected Heinz Pariser Alloy Metals & Steel Market Research for the countries included in the report year will be for European manufacturers of metal, which are indicators of change is less than 2% and will amount to annualized 7.7 million. Tons.