The measures target the Guanzhong area in the middle of the province, and includes major cities such as Baoji, Xianyang, Xi’an, Weinan and Tongchuan.
Plants in the coal-to-chemicals and coke sectors will cut production by 15% and 20%, respectively, from June 1 to August 31.
From November 15 to March 15, 2019, steel mills will have to cut production by 30%, based on capacities of blast furnaces. Coke plants will cut production by 30% and extend coking duration beyond 36 hours.
Source : SMM