Baosteel Special Steel Co Ltd

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Baosteel Special Steel Co Ltd (宝钢特钢有限公司), also known as Shanghai No. 5 Iron and Steel Plant, is an electric arc furnace (EAF) steel plant operating pre-retirement in Baoshan, Shanghai, China.


The map below shows the exact location of the plant in Baoshan, Shanghai, China:

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  • Location: No. 1269 Shuichan Road, Wusong Industrial Zone, Baoshan District, Shanghai
  • Coordinates (WGS 84): 31.379422, 121.484652 (exact)


The company's production capacity is about to be completely phased out.[1]

Plant Details

Table 1: General Plant Details

Plant status Start date Pre-retirement announcement date Retired date Workforce size Power source
Operating pre-retirement[2] 1958[3] 2022-05-25[4] 2023[5][4] 529[2] 150MW Gas-fired Power Generation Unit[6]

Table 2: Ownership and Parent Company Information

Parent company Parent company PermID Parent company GEM ID Owner Owner company PermID Owner company GEM ID
China Baowu Steel Group Co Ltd [100.0%] 5000039946 [100%] E100001000472 [100%] Baosteel Special Steel Co., Ltd.[2] 5050719757 E100000127209

Table 3: Process and Products

Steel product category Steel products Steel sector end users Main production equipment Detailed production equipment
finished rolled[7] plates, tubes, rods, wires, coils, belts, cakes, rings, and profiles[7] automotive; building and infrastructure; tools and machinery[8] EAF[9] 2 EAF (1x40-tonne, 1x60-tonne)[9][10]

Table 4: Crude Steel Production Capacities (thousand tonnes per annum)

*Please see our Frequently Asked Questions page for an explanation of the different capacity operating statuses.
Capacity operating status* Electric arc furnace steelmaking capacity Nominal crude steel capacity (total)
operating pre-retirement 500 TTPA[5][5] 500 TTPA[5][5]

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  1. "关于宝武特冶(马鞍山)高金科技有限公司50吨电炉项目产能置换方案的公告". 安徽省经济和信息化厅. 2022-05-25.
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