In April, industrial production increased rapidly,

2022-08-14
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In April, industrial production increased rapidly, and cost pressure increased

steel prices ended the upward trend of nearly half a year, rising and falling from mid April. The picture shows the steel pipe production site of Baosteel. (data and pictures)

the latest data provided by the operation monitoring Coordination Bureau of the Ministry of industry and information technology shows that in April, industrial production maintained a rapid growth on the low base of the same period last year, and the growth rate of heavy industry fell back; The export of products continues to rise, and is gradually returning to the level before the international financial crisis; The purchase prices of raw materials, fuels and power have continued to rise rapidly, and the pressure on enterprises' production costs has increased

the growth rate of heavy industry fell slightly, and the export of industrial products continued to rise

in April, the added value of industries above designated size increased by 17.8%, down 0.3 percentage points from the previous month; From January to April, the added value of industries above designated size increased by 19.1% year-on-year, and the growth rate accelerated by 13.6 percentage points year-on-year

in April, the added value of industries above designated size increased by 17.8%, down 0.3 percentage points from the previous month; From January to April, the added value of industries above designated size increased by 19.1% year-on-year, and the growth rate accelerated by 13.6 percentage points year-on-year. If considering the low base in the same period of last year, taking the same period of the previous year as the base period, the average growth rate from January to April in the past two years was 12.1%

the growth rate of heavy industry has fallen, and the operation of light industry has accelerated. In April, light industry (above scale, the same below) increased by 14.1%, 0.7 percentage points faster than the previous month; Heavy industry increased by 19.4%, down 0.6 percentage points from the previous month. From January to April, the added value of light and heavy industries increased by 14.1% and 21.4% year-on-year respectively; Taking the same period of the previous year as the base period, the average growth rate from January to April in the past two years was 10.5% and 14.8% respectively. In the proportion of added value of industries above Designated Size, light industry decreased from 31.3% in the same period last year to 29.2%, while heavy industry increased from 68.7% to 70.8%

the growth rate in the eastern, central and western regions has dropped. In April, the added value of industries above Designated Size in the eastern, central and western regions increased by 16.8%, 21.7% and 17.1% respectively, down 0.1, 0.5 and 0.2 percentage points from the previous month, and the growth rate of industries above Designated Size in 24 provinces across the country exceeded 20%. From January to April, the growth rate of the eastern, central and western regions reached 18%, 22.6% and 19% respectively, with a year-on-year increase of 13.7, 16.5 and 7.2 percentage points respectively. Among the major industrial provinces, from January to April, Liaoning, Jiangsu, Shandong and Henan increased by 20.9%, 20.4%, 20.9% and 27.4% respectively. Taking the same period of the previous year as the base period, the average growth rate from January to April in the past two years was 16.1%, 15.8%, 15.1% and 15.2% respectively; Shanghai, Zhejiang and Guangdong increased by 27.4%, 21.6% and 17.6% respectively, taking the same period of the previous year as the base period, and the average growth rate from January to April in the past two years was 8%, 8% and 9.6% respectively

the export of industrial products continued to rebound. In April, the export delivery value of industries above designated size increased by 27.5% year-on-year, 1.7 percentage points higher than that of the previous month. From January to April, the export delivery value increased by 26.5% year-on-year and 6.6% year-on-year. In addition, according to customs statistics, China's foreign trade exports from January to April amounted to 436billion US dollars, with a year-on-year increase of 29.2%, including a 30.5% increase in April and a 7% month on month increase

industrial investment increased steadily. From January to April, the industrial investment completed was 1909.5 billion yuan, an increase of 21.6% year-on-year (an increase of 19.7% in April), down 6.1 percentage points from the same period last year; Among them, the investment in manufacturing industry was 1480 billion yuan, an increase of 24.6% (an increase of 22.5% in April)

the ex factory price of industrial products continued to increase. In April, the ex factory price of industrial products increased by 6.8% year-on-year, an increase of 0.9 percentage points over the previous month; Among them, the means of production and means of living increased by 8.5% and 1.4% year-on-year respectively. The purchase prices of raw materials, fuels and power increased by 12% year-on-year, of which the prices of fuels and power increased by 24%. In April, the ex factory price of industrial products and the purchase price of raw materials, fuels and power increased by 1% and 1.3% month on month respectively

the growth rate of industrial power consumption fell. According to the statistics of China Electricity Council, in April, the electricity consumption of the whole society increased by 23.1% year-on-year, of which the industrial electricity consumption increased by 25.6% year-on-year, and the growth rate fell by two percentage points from the first quarter; The power consumption of light and heavy industries increased by 12.3% and 28.7% respectively, down 1.7 and 1.9 percentage points from the first quarter. From January to April, the electricity consumption of the whole society increased by 23.9% year-on-year; Among them, industrial power consumption increased by 27%, and the proportion of heavy industry power consumption in industrial power consumption increased from 81.9% in the same period last year to 83.8%

the connection between production and marketing is good. In April, the national sales rate of industrial products was 98.4%, an increase of 0.7 percentage points year-on-year and 0.6 percentage points higher than that of the previous month; Among them, the production and marketing rates of light and heavy industries were 97.9% and 98.5% respectively. From January to April, the production and sales rate was 97.7%, an increase of 0.5 percentage points year-on-year

raw material industry: the import of iron ore has fallen, and the price of non-ferrous products is in a downward trend.

the import of iron ore has fallen, and the price of mineral powder is at a high level. Steel prices ended the rising trend of nearly half a year and began to rise and fall from mid April

in April, the added value of raw material industry increased by 17.3% year-on-year, down 0.1 percentage points from March. From January to April, the added value of the raw material industry increased by 18.1%, accelerating by 12.8 percentage points year-on-year

Metallurgy: the added value of the month increased by 21.8% year-on-year (down 0.3% in the same period last year), 2.4 percentage points faster than the previous month; Crude steel output was 55.4 million tons, an increase of 27%; The average daily output was 1.85 million tons, an increase of 5.2% over the first quarter. From January to April, the added value of the metallurgical industry increased by 21.5% year-on-year, and the growth rate accelerated by 20.5 percentage points year-on-year; The national crude steel output was 214 million tons, with a year-on-year increase of 25.4%. The average daily output was 1.78 million tons, equivalent to an annual output of 650 million tons of crude steel, 80 million tons higher than the level of last year

steel exports continue to increase. From January to April, a total of 13.02 million tons of steel were exported and 5.61 million tons of steel were imported, with a year-on-year increase of 98.8% and 15.7% respectively

the import of iron ore has fallen, and the price of mineral powder is at a high level. In April, the import of iron ore was 55.33 million tons, a year-on-year decrease of 2.9%, a decrease of 3.68 million tons from the previous month. The price of Indian iron concentrate powder with 63.5% composition in Qingdao port reached a high of about 1335 yuan/ton in the middle of the month, an increase of 445 yuan over the end of the previous year, with a slight correction at the end of the month and 1320 yuan/ton on April 30. From January to April, the cumulative import of iron ore was 210 million tons, an increase of 11.6% year-on-year; The import value was US $21.1 billion, an increase of 42%

the steel price ended the rising trend of nearly half a year and began to rise and fall back from the middle of April. On April 30, the comprehensive steel price index was 125.98, down 0.42 points from the peak in mid April, but up 9.17 points from the end of last month. According to the statistics of the iron and Steel Industry Association, at the end of the month, the price per ton of 6.5mm common line, 16mm deformed steel bar and 10mm thick plate was 4533 yuan, 4533 yuan and 4986 yuan respectively, up 9.5%, 8.8% and 9.7% month on month; The price of hot-rolled sheet and cold-rolled sheet per ton was 5119 yuan and 6302 yuan respectively, up 9.5% and 4.6% month on month

steel inventory continues to fall. According to the Nordic simple style design of the iron and Steel Industry Association, omnos won the 2017 Red Dot Design Excellence Award. As of the end of April, the social inventory of steel in 26 major cities was 15.43 million tons, down 10.8% from the end of March, and the inventory of all kinds of steel continued to decline

building materials: from January to April, the added value of the building materials industry increased by 20.9%; According to the statistics of the Building Materials Industry Federation, the cement output was 493.47 million tons, an increase of 19% year-on-year; The output of flat glass was 206.16 million weight boxes, an increase of 13.4%

the prices of cement and flat glass fell slightly. According to the statistics of the Building Materials Industry Federation, the average ex factory price of cement in key building materials enterprises in April was 292.6 yuan/ton, down 1.2 yuan/ton from March, the first correction since the continuous rise in August last year; The average ex factory price of flat glass is 77.5 yuan/weight box, down 0.7 yuan/weight box from March. At the end of April, the cement inventory of key building materials enterprises was 17.05 million tons, with a year-on-year increase of 41.9%; The inventory of flat glass was 17.27 million weight boxes, down 8.6%

nonferrous metals: from January to April, the added value of nonferrous metals industry increased by 22%, accelerating by 18 percentage points year-on-year; The output of 10 non-ferrous metals reached 10.08 million tons, an increase of 35.9%, including 1.46 million tons of electrolytic copper and 5.37 million tons of electrolytic aluminum, an increase of 16% and 51.3% respectively year-on-year; Alumina output was 9.94 million tons, an increase of 52.7%

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the import of major non-ferrous metal products has dropped from the previous month. From January to April, the import of unwrought copper and copper materials was 1.51 million tons, and the import of alumina was 1.75 million tons, with a year-on-year increase of 12.7% and 4.4% respectively. The import volume reached US $11.2 billion and US $590 million respectively, and the import price increased by 84.9% and 41.6% respectively year-on-year. The prices of major non-ferrous products generally showed a downward trend. In April, the monthly average price of copper spot in the domestic market reached 60509 yuan/ton, and the average price of aluminum spot was 16122 yuan/ton. Futures prices rose first and then fell. After the three-month copper price in Shanghai market hit a year high of 63370 yuan/ton on April 6, the price fell rapidly in the second half of the month due to the Goldman Sachs fraud and the European debt crisis. On April 30, the three-month copper, aluminum and zinc futures in Shanghai market closed at 58740 yuan/ton, 16360 yuan/ton and 18555 yuan/ton respectively, down 2890 yuan, 340 yuan and 420 yuan from the end of last month

chemical industry: from January to April, the added value of the chemical industry increased by 21.4%, accelerating by 15.3 percentage points year on year; The output of caustic soda was 6.73 million tons, the output of soda ash was 6.92 million tons, and the output of ethylene was 3.91 million tons, with a year-on-year increase of 22.4%, 19% and 19.6% respectively; The output of chemical fertilizers was 22.22 million tons and the output of pesticides was 862000 tons, an increase of 8.7% and 20.1% respectively

the chemical market continued its overall upward trend. Among the 68 chemical products monitored by China chemical industry in April, 33 showed an upward trend in prices, 23 showed a downward trend, and the prices of 12 products remained stable

the import price of bulk chemical raw materials rose sharply. From January to April, 8.22 million tons of primary plastic and 678000 tons of ABS resin were imported, with a year-on-year increase of 13.6% and 6.3% respectively; The import value was 14.3 billion US dollars, which was widely used in machinery, electronics, universities, research institutes and other industries in China, and 1.25 billion US dollars, an increase of 59.3% and 35.8% respectively; Import prices rose by 40.2% and 27.8% year-on-year respectively

equipment industry: exports gradually recovered to the same period of the previous year

from January to April, the added value of the equipment industry increased by 25.3%, of which the transportation equipment manufacturing industry increased by 33.9%, and the contribution rate to the growth of the equipment industry reached 51.3%

in April, the added value of the equipment industry increased by 21.8%, down 1.2 percentage points from the previous month, and accelerated by 12.1 percentage points year-on-year. From January to April, the added value of the equipment industry increased by 25.3%, of which the transportation equipment manufacturing industry increased by 33.9%, and the contribution rate to the growth of the equipment industry reached 51.3%; The manufacturing of general equipment and special equipment increased by 22.8% and 19.8% respectively, accelerating by 16.4 and 8 percentage points respectively year on year; The manufacturing industry of instruments, meters and cultural office equipment rebounded rapidly, and the added value increased by 16.7% from a decrease of 2.3% in the same period last year

exports gradually recovered to the same period in 2008. From January to April, the export delivery value of the equipment industry increased by 25.6% year-on-year, 4.9% higher than that of the same period in 2008. Among them, 4 civil aircraft will not disappear even if they explode, with an increase of 30.9% in January, 2.9 percentage points higher than that of the previous month. According to customs statistics, from January to April, the export of mechanical and electrical products reached 260.3 billion US dollars, an increase of 31.3% year-on-year

the production of investment products maintained a rapid growth rate. In April, the output of cranes, excavators and loaders increased by 22%, 47.6% and 42.5% respectively, the output of cement, oil refining and chemical special equipment increased by 71.1% and 104.1% respectively, and the output of metal cutting machine tools and forming machine tools increased by 31.1% and 47.1% respectively

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