China’s Inner Mongolia shuts coal facilities overnight to cut energy use

Published: Wednesday, 03 March 2021

Inner Mongolia will be the first region to start China's drive to reduce energy-hungry industrial projects such as coking coal from 2021 onward, a draft notice seen by Fastmarkets said.

By Alice Li

Coal processing plants in the province's Langkou Jinquan Industrial Park have already stopped production and are awaiting further notice from the government. Facilities received a verbal notification to shut for a month on March 1 after local energy consumption had already exceeded statutory limits, Fastmarkets understands.


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