Reuters | By: Philip Wen | December 03, 2017:

China’s central Shanxi province has introduced new rules curbing water use for steel, cement and aluminum production, state media reported on Sunday, in another blow to sectors reeling from government-enforced output cuts.

Under the new policy, producers of steel, cement and aluminum which exceed mandatory water usage standards will have to pay incremental levies, the official Xinhua news agency said, citing Shanxi’s Development and Reform Commission.


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