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Affected by steel price rise, Hebei steel industry economic benefit increase significantly.

According to the up-to-date statistics from Hebei province metallurgical industry association, the first half of the year, Hebei province, China’s largest steel, manufacturing pig iron 93064100 ton, crude steel 99896400 ton, year-on-year growth respectively 2.24% and 2.05%. At the same time, pig iron and crude steel output of countrywide down respectively 2.1% and 1.1% year-on-year.

 
About this, many people questioned: Why steel output of nationwide go down, but Hebei procince go up? Why Hebei reduce tens of millions of tons of steel production capacity in recent years, but output not drop down? And then, other people questioned capacity of Hebei really reduce? About this questioned, a senior expert of steel industry said, now steel output have little to do with capacity. Output not fall down, show that capacity compress not enough.
 
The reporter notices that, start to reduce excess capacity from 2013, by the end of 2015, Hebei province total reduce capacity of 33910000 ton puddling and 41060000 ton steelmaking. This year, Hebei province will reduce capacity of  1726000 ton puddling and 14220000 ton steelmaking. Now through twice concentrated reduce action, it have taken down 9 blast furnaces and 9 converters.
 
So if it completely out of production or not, which have reduced capacity in Hebei province. If still have companies manufacture furtively or not? This year, related state departments and Hebei province once carried out many times investigations, it checked one by one uninterruptedly for 21 blast furnaces and 19 converters of 21 suspended companies which in reduce plan from 2013 to 2015. It all not found producing again. Hebei province still notice, forbid illegal new steel capacity and have closured steel equipment produce again firmly. Otherwise, location party policy top leader will remove, and then investigate and handle.
 
Not only Hebei steel output was increasing, but also benefit is good. In the first half of the year, affected by steel price rise etc factors, economic benefit increase significantly of steel industry in Hebei. Return on sales reach 3.02%, profit 15.006 billion yuan, year-on-year growth 181.3%.