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Muyu Xu

China aims to rev up shale gas drive, wean itself off imports amid U.S. trade row

Sep 02 2019

SINGAPORE/BEIJING China aims to slash its growing dependence on gas imports by boosting domestic projects like shale fields as the security of its energy supply comes under the spotlight amid a festering trade war with the United States.

China CO2 emission targets at risk from U.S. trade war - official

Aug 30 2019

BEIJING/SHANGHAI China's greenhouse gas emission targets are at risk as a result of the trade war with the United States, which has put Beijing's coal-reliant economy under heavy pressure, a senior climate official said on Friday.

China's July crude oil imports from Malaysia near record: customs

Aug 25 2019

SINGAPORE/BEIJING China's crude oil imports from Malaysia stood near record levels in July, customs data showed, with traders and a tanker-tracking analyst citing oil either transshipped from Venezuela or blended with Venezuelan crude for the unusual growth.

Exclusive: China's Tianjin government orders Bohai Steel restructuring start by September: sources

Aug 21 2019

SINGAPORE/BEIJING The government of the Chinese city of Tianjin, the only shareholder of bankrupt Bohai Steel Group Ltd, is demanding that Bohai's creditors and strategic investor implement a bankruptcy restructuring plan by the end of September, two creditor sources with direct knowledge of the matter said.

Pellet pivot: China develops taste for high-grade iron ore as coastal furnaces fire up

Aug 20 2019

BEIJING/SINGAPORE China's demand for iron ore pellets and high-quality ore is expected to accelerate in 2020 as a result of Beijing's push to shift dozens of steel mills to coastal regions in its battle to stop smog blanketing industrial cities.

China July crude throughput climbs on-year, but off record as glut weighs

Aug 13 2019

BEIJING/SINGAPORE China's July crude oil throughput rose 4% from a year earlier, official data showed on Wednesday, buoyed by improved refinery profit-margins and as new plants started production.

China coal mine approvals surge despite climate pledges

Aug 06 2019

SHANGHAI/BEIJING Approvals for new coal mine construction in China have surged in 2019, government documents showed, with Beijing expecting consumption of the commodity to rise in the coming years even as it steps up its fight against smog and greenhouse gas emissions.

China's steel minnows sidestep pollution rules to boost output

Jul 26 2019

BEIJING/SHANGHAI Small steel mills in China are taking advantage of lax environmental enforcement to ramp up production ahead of bigger rivals, industry and government officials said, jeopardizing anti-smog targets and defying industry consolidation.

China's steel minnows sidestep pollution rules to boost output

Jul 26 2019

BEIJING/SHANGHAI, July 26 Small steel mills in China are taking advantage of lax environmental enforcement to ramp up production ahead of bigger rivals, industry and government officials said, jeopardising anti-smog targets and defying industry consolidation.

China churns out record daily steel output in June - Reuters calculation

Jul 15 2019

BEIJING China's daily crude steel output rose to record levels in June, according to Reuters calculations, even as anti-pollution production curbs pushed whole-month production slightly lower, official data showed on Monday.

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