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China to set stricter targets for polluting cities in heating season

1:11am EDT

BEIJING/SHANGHAI China's environment ministry said on Friday that the anti-pollution campaign for this year's autumn-winter heating season will set stricter emissions targets for cities that had higher concentrations of damaging particles last time around.

China's top steelmaking city Tangshan tightens pollution controls

Sep 12 2019

BEIJING The Chinese city of Tangshan has ordered steel mills and other industrial companies to curb output or emissions for four days as the mid-autumn public holidays begin, according to two sources and a document seen by Reuters, continuing wider efforts to tackle air pollution.

China considers U.S. rare earth export curbs: Global Times editor

May 28 2019

HONG KONG/BEIJING Beijing is "seriously considering" restricting exports to the United States of rare earths, 17 chemical elements used in high-tech consumer electronics and military equipment, the editor in chief of China's Global Times said on Tuesday.

China plans to cut jet fuel prices to aid airlines, consumers

May 17 2019

SINGAPORE/BEIJING China is planning to lower wholesale aviation fuel prices as early as July, part of Beijing's pledge to reduce business costs in a slowing economy, said an oil industry executive and a spokeswoman with the Chinese aviation authority.

Bankrupt China 'teapot' refinery plans restart after bailout -sources

Apr 12 2019

SINGAPORE/BEIJING Chinese independent refiner Shandong Haiyou Petrochemical Group aims to restart its key crude oil unit in June, a year after it was idled following a bankruptcy filing, according to four sources with knowledge of the matter.

Saudi Aramco shifts strategy in China to boost oil sales

Mar 14 2019

DUBAI/SINGAPORE/BEIJING Rising Russian and U.S. competition has pushed Saudi Aramco to find new buyers for its oil in China, encouraging a shift toward independent refiners and newcomers to the business.

China says U.S. trying to force it to submit on trade as new tariffs kick in

Sep 24 2018

BEIJING The United States and China imposed fresh tariffs on each other's goods on Monday as the world's biggest economies showed no signs of backing down from an increasingly bitter trade dispute that is expected to hit global economic growth. | Video

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