Century Steel Khyber plant

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Century Steel Khyber plant is a 500 thousand tonnes per annum (TTPA) steel plant under construction in Nowshera, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.


The map below shows the location of the steel plant in Nowshera, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.

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  • Location: Plot No 07-A, Rashakai, Special Economic Zone, Nowshera, Pakistan[1][2]
  • Coordinates (WGS 84): 34.124213, 72.019181 (approximate)


Fuzhou Julitaihe International Company of China is building the Century Steel Ltd plant in the Rashakai Special Economic Zone, Pakistan. The plant is expected to have a capacity of 1.5 mtpa and is being constructed in three phases with with the first phase expected to be operational in 2023 with an initial capacity of 500 ttpa.[3]

Plant Details

Table 1: General Plant Details

Plant status Construction date Start date Workforce size
construction[2] 2021[4][5] 2023[6] 1000[7]

Table 2: Ownership and Parent Company Information

Parent company Parent company PermID Owner Owner company PermID
Jincheng industry development Pte ltd [100%][1] GEM0000548 [100%] Century Steel Pvt Ltd[1] GEM0000500

Table 3: Process and Products

Steel product category Steel products
finished rolled[8] beams, plates, tube, bars[9]

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

Nominal crude steel capacity (total)
500 TTPA[6][2]

Table 5: Crude Iron Production Capacities (thousand tonnes per annum):

Nominal iron capacity (total)
>0 TTPA[9]

Articles and Resources



  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 https://web.archive.org/web/20221002095859/http://centurysteel.pk/about-us. Archived from the original on 2022-10-02. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 (PDF) https://www.oecd.org/industry/ind/latest-developments-in-steelmaking-capacity-2022.pdf. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. "Century Steel Plant construction at RSEZ in full swing". www.gwadarpro.pk. Retrieved 2023-10-30.
  4. https://web.archive.org/web/20221002101029/http://centurysteel.pk/century-steel-blogs/cpec-projects-are-progressing-with-fast-pace-during-tenure-of-the-incumbent-government-minister-pdsi-asad-umar. Archived from the original on 2022-10-02. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. https://web.archive.org/web/20220828124720/https://tribune.com.pk/story/2353507/11-enterprises-setting-up-units-in-rashakai-sez. Archived from the original on 2022-08-28. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  6. 6.0 6.1 https://web.archive.org/web/20220925041730/https://gwadarpro.pk/1566234038289035266/century-steel-plant-construction-at-rsez-in-full-swing. Archived from the original on 2022-09-25. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  7. https://web.archive.org/web/20211118183653/http://cpecinfo.com/chinese-company-century-steel-to-provide-pakistan-with-15mn-tons-of-steel/. Archived from the original on 2021-11-18. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  8. https://web.archive.org/web/20220123041440/https://tribune.com.pk/story/2340026/steel-unit-to-start-production-at-rashakai-sez-soon. Archived from the original on 2022-01-23. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)
  9. 9.0 9.1 https://web.archive.org/web/20221002091557/http://centurysteel.pk/steel-services. Archived from the original on 2022-10-02. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)

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