Hebei: complete the annual task of eliminating production capacity in six major industries, such as iron and steel, etc.
Xinhua News Agency, Shijiazhuang, 23 Nov (Reporter Yan Qilei) the reporter learned from the Hebei Provincial Development and Reform Commission that the targets for last year's production capacity of the six key industries of iron and steel, coal, flat glass, cement, coke, and thermal power in Hebei Province were basically completed. As of November 14, the province had reduced its steelmaking capacity by 14.0255 million tons, closed 30 coal mines with a production capacity of 10.06 million tons, reduced cement production capacity by 3.343 million tons, reduced flat glass production capacity by 6.6 million weight boxes, and reduced coke production capacity by 3.198 million tons. Reduce thermal power capacity by 506000 kilowatts.
By the end of this year, the province's steelmaking capacity is expected to be reduced from a peak of 320 million tons in 2011 to 213 million tons, the number of production plants with smelting capacity will be reduced from 148 to 70, and the number of enterprises will be reduced from 123 to 48. The cement production capacity has been reduced to 206 million tons, and the target of controlling it to about 200 million tons has been achieved ahead of schedule.
Next, Hebei Province will adhere to the maintenance pressure, close small to promote large, to achieve from the total capacity to structural production capacity, systematic high production capacity-based transformation. We will ensure a reduction of 14 million tons of iron and steel production capacity, 6 million tons of coal, 8.4 million weight boxes of flat glass, 2 million tons of coke and 500000 kilowatts of thermal power in 2020. By the end of 2020, the province's iron and steel production capacity will be controlled at less than 200 million tons, and the production capacity of flat glass, coal and coke will be controlled at about 200 million weight boxes, 65 million tons and 80 million tons, respectively.