Hebei Steel largest steelmaker in May
Shanghai. July 5. INTERFAX-CHINA - Hebei Iron and Steel Group was China's largest steelmaker in May 2010, with crude steel production up 4.76 percent on a monthly basis to 4.22 million tons, according to figures released by domestic consulting firm Custeel on July 2.
Hebei Steel Group's output over the first 5 months amounted to 19.97 million tons, up 30.53 percent from the same period of 2009.
Baoshan Iron and Steel Group was the country's no. 2 steelmaker in May with a crude steel output of 3.93 million tons, up 3.93 percent from the previous month. The steel mill's output for the first five months of the year totaled 18.77 million tons, up 34.01 percent on an annual basis.
Following Baoshan Iron and Steel Group were Wuhan Iron and Steel Group (WISCO), Jiangsu Shagang Steel Group, Anben Iron and Steel Group and Shoudu Iron and Steel Group.
The table below details China's top 20 steelmakers by crude steel output in May and the first 5 months of 2010.
Crude steel output by major Chinese steelmakers, May and first 5 months of 2010
|Rank||Company||Output, May ('000 tons)||Output, Apr ('000 tons)||M-o-m change (%)||Output, Jan - May, (mln tons)||Y-o-y change (%)|
|1||Hebei Iron and Steel Group||4,215.4||4,024||4.76||19.97||30.53|
|2||Baoshan Iron and Steel Group||3,931||3,782.4||3.93||18.77||34.01|
|3||Wuhan Iron and Steel Group (WISCO)||3,139.3||2,950.2||6.41||14.59||27.89|
|4||Jiangsu Shagang Group||2,707.2||2,547.4||6.27||12.05||16.32|
|5||Anben Iron and Steel Group||2,567.6||2,471.7||3.88||12.84||15.37|
|6||Shoudu Iron and Steel Group||2,064.2||2,137.2||-3.42||10.12||46.7|
|7||Shandong Iron and Steel Group||1,934.1||2,125.2||-8.99||9.77||20.27|
|8||Hebei New Wuan Iron and Steel Group||1,461.5||1,443.2||1.27||7.24||14.76|
|9||Maanshan Iron and Steel Group||1,302.1||1,259.5||3.38||6.35||8.79|
|10||Hunan Valin Iron and Steel Group||1,294.6||1,273.5||1.66||5.85||26.46|
|5||Anyang Iron and Steel Group||892.7||859.2||3.90||3.83||20.61|
|12||Taiyuan Iron and Steel Group (TISCO)||862.3||807.2||6.83||4.13||5.44|
|13||Rizhao Iron and Steel Group||846.2||1040.6||-18.68||5.12||5.08|
|14||Beijing Jianlong Heavy Industry Group||776.8||756.8||2.64||3.70||16.22|
|15||Hebei Jinxi Iron and Steel Co. Ltd.||776.4||779.5||-0.40||3.58||37.85|
|16||Xinyu Iron and Steel Ltd.||764||766.3||-0.30||3.71||63.87|
|17||Panzhihua Iron and Steel Group||729.3||730.4||-0.15||3.50||4.47|
|18||Beitai Iron and Steel Group||721.6||720||0.22||3.28||14.17|
|19||Pingxiang Iron and Steel Co. Ltd.||709.3||655.7||8.17||3.26||38.36|
|20||Jiuquan Iron and Steel Group (JISCO)||707.4||695.3||1.74||3.46||18.26|
Note: Month-on-month changes are calculated based on figures previously released by Custeel.
Output figures given in the table include the entire output of companies and their subsidiaries.