China Iron Smelting Industry Analysis

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Last updated: 16 Jul 2011

China Iron Smelting Industry Analysis

According to China Iron Smelting Industry Profile - the industry research report issued by Zeefer Consulting, Hebei, Liaoning and Jiangsu are the major production bases for iron smelting industry in China. Shandong, Henan, Hunan, Fujian, Anhui, Guangdong and Xinjiang are the secondary distribution areas for this industry. Hebei has most leading iron smelting enterprises, and among all top 100 large iron smelting enterprises across China, 19 are located in Hebei.

In terms of market size, in 2009, iron smelting enterprises above designated size achieved a sales revenue of more than USD 25 billion. Hebei, Liaoning and Shandong ranked top 3 in terms of sales revenue, enterprises in these regions engaged in iron smelting production achieved a sales revenue of more than USD 10 billion. in all, taking a share of more than 50% of the gross sales revenue from above designated size iron smelting enterprises across China. Total assets of enterprises inside iron smelting industry exceeded USD 20 billion, a rise of more than 15% on a year-on-year basis. The total export delivery value exceeded USD 100 million, a decline of about 45% on a year-on-year basis.

In terms of industry-wide profit, in 2009, profits of enterprises above designated size in iron smelting industry added up to more than USD 600 million, a decline of more than 35% on a year-on-year basis. A total of more than 200 enterprises suffered a loss, the percentage of loss-incurring enterprises was higher than 30%. On average, the ratio of return on assets in iron smelting industry was higher than 2%.

In terms of market position of foreign enterprises in China, in 2009, there were more than 25 foreign enterprises above designated size engaged in iron smelting production in China, accounting for more than 3% of all iron smelting enterprises across China. Foreign enterprises enaged in iron smelting industry achieved a profit of more than USD -25 million.

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The analyses above are extracted from the industry report: China Iron Smelting Industry Profile
 


Posted: 14 July 2011, last updated 16 July 2011

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