Only slight impact on N and E China mills from new curbs
Jan 02, 2020 18:50
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Steelmakers in Hebei in North China and Shandong in East China could be having a slightly quieter new year than they might have expected, Mysteel Global notes, though new rounds of emergency production curbs may have less impact on steel mills’ production than previous rounds.
Over the past several days, local authorities in both provinces have issued ‘orange’ alerts for air quality due to pollution – the second in severity to a ‘red’ alert – with all related emergency measures including curbs on local steelmakers’ operations mandated from January 2, Mysteel Global noted from the