China's Tangshan region implements open-ended steelmaking restrictions

North China steel production hub Tangshan introduced stricter production cuts at steel mills, coking plants and rerollers from Thursday October 28, to improve air quality, the municipal government said in a notice to manufacturers.

It listed production restrictions at 23 integrated steel mills in the city, with the extent of the cuts based on the mills' environmental protection levels and their steelmaking equipment. The restrictions will only be lifted once air quality improves, the notice added. Shougang Group has been allowed to undertake its own restriction methods after meeting the most stringent ultra-low emissions standard A, while another 21...


Jessica Zong

Alice Li

October 28, 2021

08:01 GMT