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British Steel was bought by leading Chinese multi-industrial company Jingye Group in March 2020, beginning a new chapter in British steelmaking.

Jingye Group was formed in 1988 and specialises in the production of steel bar, plate and coil products.

The company operates 18 blast furnaces, producing 15 million tonnes of steel annually and exports to 80 countries around the world.

Based in the Hebei province in China, Jingye had total sales of RMB 90.1 billion (approximately £10.1bn; €11.7bn) and employs 23,500 people. It also has operations in chemicals, hotels, real estate, and trade.

For further information, please visit Jingye Group's website.