China to launch new round of production restrictions in autumn-winter season

By Carrie Shi
Published: Friday, 31 August 2018

The central government is gearing up to impose fresh restrictions on industrial output during the winter months, which are likely to curtail mineral production and processing as they did in 2017.

China will launch a new round of production cuts between October 1, 2018, and March 31, 2019, in 28 cities in north, east, and central China to reduce emissions during the season when pollution levels worsen due to more coal being burned to heat homes and enterprises.

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