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CRI-Research Report on Chinese Coke Industry 2011-2012

Apr. 14, 2011 1:53 AM ET
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cri-report.com - Coke is widely used in blast furnace iron making, cupola melt iron, ferroalloy smelting, non-ferrous metal smelting and other production. As reducing agent, energy and agent for carbon, it is also applied as a raw material in such fields as calcium carbide production, gasification and synthetic chemistry.

In China, the iron and steel industry is the major consumption field, therefore, coke consumption greatly relies on the operation of iron and steel industry. In 2010, the output of Chinese crude iron reached 590.22 million tons, increasing by 7.40% YOY. In 2010, the output of Chinese crude steel reached 626.65 million tons, increasing by 9.30% YOY. Seen from the relation between the coke industry and the iron and steel industry, the change in the iron and steel industry directly affects the trend of the coke industry.

In 2010, China produced 387.57 million tons, increasing by 9.10% YOY. In 2010, Chinese consumption reached 384.30 million tons, increasing by 8.35% YOY, which was the year with the most consumption in the coke history.

Seen from Chinese Coke output distribution, Chinese coking enterprises are in unbalanced distribution and are mainly distributed in North China, East China and Northeast area. Shanxi is still the most important coke production area in China. In 2010, the coke output of Shanxi Province reached 84.76 million tons, increasing by 11.10% YOY and accounting for 21.87% of the total output nationwide. The coke output of Shanxi maintained the first in China successively followed by Hebei, Shandong, Henan and Inner Mongolia, but the proportion of output still decreased.

In 2010, the export of coke accumulated over 3 million tons in China, increasing by 492% over the same period of 2009. In 2010, the performance of Chinese coke export market was better, i.e., whether export volume or amount increased substantially over the same period of 2009. However, compared with the previous years, the export of Chinese coke industry was still in a slump state. Compared with the output of China, such export volume can be basically neglected. In 2010, the import volume of Chinese coke was only around 110,000 tons, but the import volume of coking coal reached 47.27 million tons, increasing by 37.33% YOY.

In 2011-2012, it is expected that the annual growth speed of Chinese GDP will still keep over
8%. Iron and steel, chemical engineering, non-ferrous metal, machinery and other industries pulling the consumption of coke will still keep steady and increased momentum, which will create a better market space for the development of the coke industry.

Through this report, readers may obtain the following and more information:
-Present situation of Chinese coke industry
-Analysis on industry chain of Chinese coke industry
-Key production enterprises of Chinese coke industry
-Prediction on development trend of Chinese coke industry

Following persons are recommended to buy this report:
-Coke production enterprises
-Coke trade enterprises
-Iron and steel enterprises
-Investors and research institutes paying attention to Chinese coke industry

To get more details, please go to http://www.cri-report.com/258-research-report-on-chinese-coke-industry-2011-2012.html

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