China’s energy clampdown

By Mark Watts
Published: Wednesday, 11 August 2010

Government orders over 2,000 companies to close inefficient industrial plants

The Chinese government has ordered over 2,000 companies to close down inefficient plants and equipment in a bid to reduce energy waste and limit environmental damage.

The announcement affects 18 industries including steel, cement, coke, aluminium and paper, with companies told to shut certain plants by late September, the...

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