Hebei stays China’s top steel producing province in ’19
Mar 04, 2020 18:30
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North China’s Hebei province produced 241.6 million tonnes of crude steel in 2019, contributing 24.2% to the country’s total and maintaining its position as the top steel-producing base among 31 Chinese provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions, according to recent statistics from China’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).
After Hebei, East China’s Jiangsu held its
rank as second largest with its crude steel output totalling 120.2 million
tonnes and taking up 12.1% of the country’s overall output, according to NBS.
Hebei and Jiangsu were followed by Northeast
China’s Liaoning province, East China’s Shandong and North China’s Shanxi.
However, among the major steelmaking provinces,