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Stainless Crude Steel Production by Major SUS Mills in Jan. 310,886 Tons
=Down by 2.9% from prior month and NSSMC, Yawata Works and JFE, Chiba Works curtail production=
The stainless crude steel production by 7 major stainless steel mills in January 2014 was 310,886 tons, down by 2.9% from 320,008 tons of the prior month. This also represented a decrease of 0.6% versus the year-earlier month (312,628 tons).

In January, the production recovered at Hikari Works of Nippon Steel & Sumikin Stainless Steel Corporation, whereas the production was curtailed at major mills such as Yawata Works of Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation and Chiba Works of JFE Steel Corporation, which in turn resulted in the total production being down from the prior month.

The production volumes by respective stainless steel mills are shown in the table below.
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