MySteel Global – Production ban halves billet use in China’s Tangshan

Billet consumption in Tangshan, China’s top steel producing city in North China’s Hebei province, essentially halved last week due to a production ban on steel re-rollers in Tangshan’s Fengrun district, according to local industry sources. The ban took effect from August 19 and the re-rollers will probably only start resuming operations from September 2, Mysteel […]

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Chinese steel = Hebei, but for how much longer?

(The story appears here courtesy our content partner Mysteel Global) If there is only one province in China whose name steel market sources abroad recognise, it will most likely be “Hebei”. And if there is just one city for them to bear in mind where steel is concerned, then it will probably be “Tangshan”. This is […]

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