China’s Hebei exceeds 2017 capacity cut targets for crude steel, pig iron

Hebei, China’s key steelmaking province, has exceeded its 2017 targeted capacity cuts for crude steel and pig iron production.

It decommissioned 29 converters that accounted for 21.78 million tonnes per year of crude steelmaking capacity and 33 blast furnaces capable of producing up to 18.07 million tpy of pig iron, according to a document released by the province’s Development & Reform Commission...

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Paul Lim

November 14, 2017

07:08 GMT

Singapore