Especially in the cold rolling sector, many small scale narrow width producers are shutting down and are being replaced by modern, cost competitive plants including continuous tandem rolling mills. Whilst melt production declined in 2015, Chinese domestic stainless steel consumption has been rising continuously.
The Chinese government's simple metric for measuring the industry concentration ratio is the proportion of total crude steel produced accounted for by the top ten producers. This plan clearly restates a target of 60% concentration levels to be reached by 2020 and 60-70% by 2025, but to-date, the industry is no-where near this target.
China's milling industry grinds more wheat than any other country, about 80 million tonnes per year out of a total wheat crop that reached 114 million tonnes in 2008-09 before declining this year. In communist times, tens of thousands of small mills serviced an area no larger than a township ...
Top producers by volume. This is a list of the largest steel-producing companies in the world mostly based on the list by the World Steel Association.This list ranks steelmakers by volume of steel production in millions of tonnes and includes all steelmakers with production over 10 millions in 2016.
…Chinese SiMn producers margins squeezed by end-March While production of silico-manganese in China rose sharply in Q1, demand from the steel industry remained subdued, partly due to seasonal factors, but also due to the restrictions during the 'heating season'.