Earlier than usual, China’s Ministry of Finance (MOF) disclosed on November 27 to grant China's local authorities a total of Yuan 1 trillion ($142.4 billion) quota for the issuance of government bonds for specific uses, which is part of efforts to stabilize the national economy in 2020, clarifying that this is just “part of the whole parcel”.
FEATURE: MEE focuses on air quality in winter curbs Nov 12, 2019
China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment (MEE) released two notices on its website on November 12 regarding winter restrictions in the Fenwei Plains and the Yangtze River Delta area over October 1-March 31 2020, with steel, coal and coke industries mentioned, though the focus has been on PM2.5 reduction and waste emission than any detailed and specific instructions in tackling coking, blast furnaces, and sintering.
After a six-year hiatus, China’s National Development and Reform Committee (NDRC), the country’s top economic planning body, has released its latest industrial restructuring guidelines, effective on January 1 2020, to direct the development of all the key 48 economic sectors including new energy, coal, steel, nonferrous metals and mining. The version, posted on the Committee’s
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.