Part of China’s Tangshan city to cut 50% of steel production from Thursday

In the Guye district of Tangshan, a steelmaking hub in northern China, steel mills have been ordered to observe a 50% production cut ahead of the winter heating season to help curb air pollution.

The district government released a document on Monday October 8 that said local steel mills should implement the cut between October 11 and November 14 – which is around a month before the winter heating season, the document said. Previously only 21.7% of Tangshan’s local steel production was restricted in winter, “which is not...

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Miranda Song

October 10, 2018

12:25 GMT

Shanghai