• World Steel Association: In 2020, global crude steel production will be 1.878 billion tons, and apparent steel consumption will be 1.772 billion tons. In the production rankings of major steel companies, China Baowu ranked first in the world with 115 million tons, ArcelorMittal, Hegang Group, Shagang Group, and Japan Steel Corporation with 78.46 million tons, 43.76 million tons, 41.59 million tons and 41.58 million tons ranked second, third, fourth and fifth.
  • Business Agency: The domestic polysilicon market prices continue to rise. As of June 3, the weekly increase of polysilicon grade 1 materials reached 9.22%, and the current price range is between 108,000 and 120,000 yuan/ton. Silicon manufacturers have too many devices to overhaul, and the contradiction between market supply and demand has intensified. The price of downstream silicon wafers may continue to rise due to the shortage of silicon materials, and the pressure on the cost side will be further transmitted to downstream cells and components.


  • SensorTower: In May, a total of 39 Chinese mobile game publishers were included in the TOP100 global mobile game publisher revenue list, with a total of nearly 2.39 billion U.S. dollars, accounting for 40.3% of the global TOP100 mobile game publisher revenue. The revenue of ByteDance games that month reached twice that of April, a record high, and it ranked 14th on the list for the first time.


  • The Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan: In 2020, the number of births in Japan was only 840,832, a decrease of 24,407 compared with the previous year, a record low since 1899.