Chinese steel mills’ reaction varied to the possible “differentiated” curbing measures among them during the 2018 winter months, with some applauding the fairer touch while others concerned about the loopholes when inquired by Mysteel on Wednesday. China’s Ministry of Ecology and Environment called for the local authorities at a government meeting
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.
Many overseas investors have already or are exploring steel investment opportunities in the ASEAN region as many ASEAN countries are with great market potential with their fast-growing economies, Mysteel understands from the market sources.
Baosteel Stainless Steel Co, a subsidiary of China Baowu Group, has permanently shut down its carbon and stainless slab mills on June 1 in Baoshan district, East China's Shanghai, after 17 years of operations, moving the capacity to South China, a company official confirmed on June 5.