However, the sales of flat glass of key companies was 58.65 million weight cases in January and February, fallen by 2.65% on year; the ending inventory was 27.21 million weight cases, reduced by 1.21 million weight cases.
The average EXW price of flat glass slumped to 59.61 yuan/weight cases in February, down 11.61 yuan/weight cases, and float glass down 14 yuan/weight cases.
Drop in the output of technical glass applied across-the-broad Affected by the falling exports and the flagging domestic market, the rapid-growth technical glass market was undergoing output woes in January and February.
The output of hollow glass was 2.95 million sqm, down 36.5% on year; tempered glass 13.81 million sqm, down 21.4%; and laminated glass 3.32 million sqm, down 17.1%.
Flat glass, as the upstream industry of technical glass, was inevitably affected in its demand by the drop in output of technical glass.