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Development and Reform Commission: the economic performance of the steel industry from January to May 2019
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1. Crude steel output continued to grow. According to the National Bureau of Statistics, the national output of pig iron, crude steel, and steel in May was 72.19 million tons
1. Crude steel output continued to grow. According to the National Bureau of Statistics, the national output of pig iron, crude steel, and steel in May was 72.19 million tons, 89.09 million tons, and 10.4 million tons, respectively, up 6.6%, 10.0%, and 11.5% year-on-year. From January to May, the national output of pig iron, crude steel and steel was 335.35 million tons, 404.88 million tons, and 48.36 million tons, respectively, up 8.9%, 10.2%, and 11.2% year-on-year.

2. The price of the product has changed from rising to falling. According to data from the China Iron and Steel Association, the average value of China's steel price index in May was 111.93 points, a decrease of 0.12 points or 0.11% from the April average. Among them: the long product price index at the end of May was 117.85 points, down 1.59 points month-on-month, or 1.16%; at the end of May, the plate price index was 106.98 points, down 1.74 points month-on-month, or 1.60%.

3. Iron ore imports increased month-on-month. According to the data of the General Administration of Customs, my country imported 83.753 million tons of iron ore and its concentrate in May, an increase of 2.981 million tons from the previous month, a year-on-year decrease of 11.0%; from January to May, my country's total import of iron ore and its concentrate was 42.916 million. Tons, down 5.2% year-on-year.