Russian special steel and alloy steel association of consumers and suppliers according to data released in July this year, Russian imports of 21160 tons, stainless steel products rose 10%.
It is understood that Russia stainless steel imports increase mainly comes from stainless steel flat bar and welded pipe products import growth, two kinds of products rose 24% and 24% respectively.
In 2011, Russian manufacturer imports 2011 tons of stainless steel tubes, including 14796 tons of 14796 tons of seamless steel pipe and welded pipe.
, in 2011, the association said Russia seamless steel tube production is 13494 tons, 9701 tons of stainless steel welded pipe production. In 2013, due to China’s offer stainless steel pipe to Russia, Ukraine and the European Union is low, the stainless steel pipe market will be more competitive.