China’s Inner Mongolia shuts coal facilities overnight to cut energy use

Inner Mongolia will be the first region to start China's drive to reduce energy-hungry industrial projects such as coking coal from 2021 onward, a draft notice seen by Fastmarkets said.

Coal processing plants in the province's Langkou Jinquan Industrial Park have already stopped production and are awaiting further notice from the government. Facilities received a verbal notification to shut for a month on March 1 after local energy consumption had already exceeded statutory limits, Fastmarkets understands. There are about 15 coal processing plants in the Langkou Jinquan Industrial Park, with a combined capacity of about 20 million tonnes per year, one local information provider said. Inner Mongolia accounted for about one...

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Alice Li

March 02, 2021

11:12 GMT

Shanghai