July 31, China Iron and Steel Industry Association (CISA) sixth second council (expanded) meeting was held in Zhangjiagang. The meeting summarized the operation of the iron and steel industry in the first half of this year, and proposed to continue to adhere to innovation-led development, to deepen supply-side structural reform, and to comprehensively promote high-quality development of the iron and steel industry at the important time point between the 13th Five-Year Plan and the 14th five-year Plan.
Shen Bin, President of China Iron and Steel Association, Secretary of the Party Committee and chairman of Shagang Group, delivered a work report entitled "Forge ahead with perseverance, Act with sincerity and make progress, and walk the road of high-quality development unswervingly".
The year 2020 will be a decisive year for poverty alleviation and building a moderately prosperous society in all respects, Shen said. In the face of the sudden outbreak, iron and steel industry as a whole on epidemic prevention and control and economic development, deepen the supply side structural reform, promote the development of high quality not waver, effective prevention and control of epidemic, basically stable in production and management, product supply to ensure strong, steadily push forward the reform innovation, embodies the iron and steel industry international competitiveness and ability to resist risk and increasing comprehensive strength, interpretation of the iron and steel industry development mission in mind, not the people look forward to the beginner's mind.
Shen bin pointed out that the overall operation of the steel industry in the first half of the year was better than expected and new achievements were made in the reform and development. In June, the output of crude steel, pig iron and steel all reached a new record high, among which the average daily output of crude steel exceeded 3 million tons for the first time. According to statistics, the sales income of steel enterprises increased by 1.18% year on year. Steel has played an important role in the steady development of industrial economy. In order to actively reflect the demands and solve the practical problems of enterprises, we implemented the requirements of the state to promote the resumption of work and production, and played a positive role in stabilizing the production and operation mode of the whole industry.
Shen stressed that in the second half of the year, with the further emergence of China's economic development vitality, the iron and steel industry should keep a clear understanding, strengthen industry self-discipline, achieve organic linkage between production, supply and marketing, and form a resultant force to maintain market stability. The meeting specially invited Shen Wenrong, chairman of the Board of Directors of Shagang Group, and leaders of Anshan Steel, Anyang Steel, Xintian Steel and Shaanxi Steel to have a heated discussion on key and painful issues such as green development of the steel industry, controlling the expansion of production capacity and continuously promoting the process of internationalization, so as to make Suggestions for the healthy development and sustainable prosperity of the steel industry.