Recently, the Department of Climate Change Response of the Ministry of Ecology and Environment issued the "Letter on Entrusting the China Iron and Steel Industry Association to Carry out the Work Related to Carbon Emission Trading in the Iron and Steel Industry" to the China Iron and Steel Association. Following the power industry and building materials industry, the steel industry has become the third key industry to be included in the national carbon market.
With the approval of the State Council, the China National Development and Reform Commission recently issued the "14th Five-Year Plan for Circular Economy Development".
According to the statistics of CISA, the output of shipbuilding plate was 770,000t in May, down by 2.5% y-o-y, including 440,000t high strength plate, down by 4.3% y-o-y. The output of boiler and pressure vessel plate was 450,000t, up by 21.6% y-o-y. Bridge plate output was 250,000t, down by 21.9% y-o-y. Pipeline plate output was 340,000t, up by 36% y-o-y. Container plate output was 560,000t, up by 1120% y-o-y.
The national stainless steel crude steel output was 13.9485 million tons, +31.64% year-on-year; among them, Cr-Ni series stainless steel was 6.579.3 million tons, which was +24.47% year-on-year; Cr-Mn series stainless steel was 4.56 million tons, which was +29.62% year-on-year; Cr-series stainless steel was 2,863,200 tons.
On April 6, the People's Government of Liaoning Province issued the "Fourteenth Five-Year Plan for National Economic and Social Development of Liaoning Province and the Outline of Long-Term Goals for 2035." The document pointed out that during the "14th Five-Year Plan" period, Liaoning Province will promote the reorganization of central steel companies such as Anshan Iron and Steel and Benxi Iron and Steel to cultivate world-class steel companies.
According to the latest data released by China Federation of Logistics & Purchasing (CFLP) and NBS, the Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) of steel industry was 48.6% in February, 4.3 percentage points higher than that in January. New order index (NOI) was 43.3% in February, 8.3 percentage points higher than that in January.
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