FEATURE: China favors greener auto, white goods Apr 23, 2019
China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), the country’s top economic planning body, is formulating policies to promote nationwide consumption of eco-friendly and high intelligence auto, white goods and electronics products, according to Xinhua reports on April 18 and April 21.
FEATURE: Changzhou mills under pressure on emissions Jul 31, 2018
Changzhou city in East China’s Jiangsu province is among the latest to join Beijing’s drive to improve air quality, with the city explicitly instructing 48 local steel mills to continue to cut their daily steel output beginning July 25 and lasting possibly until year’s end, an official from Changzhou City Environmental Protection Bureau confirmed on July 30.
Plans by Tesla, the Palo Alto California-headquartered maker of electric vehicles in the US, to build its next Gigafactory - a combination of car- and battery-making plant - in Shanghai, East China, clearly reflect optimism about the strength of China's market for such vehicles but likely suppliers of components and materials remain cool, awaiting more details, Mysteel learned last Friday.