May operating rate at galvanising plants up 8.7 percentage points from 2017

Data Analysis 05:55:23PM Jun 08, 2018 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, Jun 8 (SMM) – The operating rate across China's galvanising plants in May gained 0.46 percentage points from April and stood at 86.6%, SMM found in a survey. This is up 8.7 percentage points from last year. 

The operating rate surged from last year as large galvanising plants already fitted with environmentally friendly facilities after rectification. Plants were mostly suspended in April-May last year on environmental concerns. 

SMM expects the operating rate to stand at 82.1% in June, down 4.53 percentage points from April and down 4.31 percentage points from last year, due to nationwide environmental reviews and a slowdown in downstream demand. 


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May operating rate at galvanising plants up 8.7 percentage points from 2017

Data Analysis 05:55:23PM Jun 08, 2018 Source:SMM

SHANGHAI, Jun 8 (SMM) – The operating rate across China's galvanising plants in May gained 0.46 percentage points from April and stood at 86.6%, SMM found in a survey. This is up 8.7 percentage points from last year. 

The operating rate surged from last year as large galvanising plants already fitted with environmentally friendly facilities after rectification. Plants were mostly suspended in April-May last year on environmental concerns. 

SMM expects the operating rate to stand at 82.1% in June, down 4.53 percentage points from April and down 4.31 percentage points from last year, due to nationwide environmental reviews and a slowdown in downstream demand. 


For editorial queries, please contact Daisy Tseng at daisy@smm.cn 
For more information on how to access our research reports, please email service.en@smm.cn