From the province at the annual meeting of the key industries information release by the league has learned that in 2014, crude steel, steel, pig iron steel industry in hebei province completed 185.3034 million tons, 239.9524 million tons and 239.9524 million tons. Compared with the same period last year, a 0.6% drop in crude steel, pig iron, respectively, 0.99%, this is from 2000 to present negative growth for the first time in 14 years.
Faced with a difficult situation of domestic demand is not prosperous, hebei iron and steel enterprises to explore overseas markets, expand export steel. Hebei steel exports of 27.1714 million tons last year, up 89.3% from a year earlier. Hebei steel exports accounted for 28.93% of the nation’s total exports in the first national provincial, create the best level in history. In the same period, the province imported steel 250900 tons, 8.59% year-on-year decline.