China Market Intelligence

March 7th, 2018
By Owen Haacke

Beijing has released a number of policies to improve the environment and transition to clean, energy-efficient industry, resulting in the shuttering of high-pollutant operations. Strong central government and party-led environmental enforcement campaigns in 2017 to cut pollution reduced capacity and raised costs in some industries. Environmental enforcement, based on the 2015 Environmental Protection Law, remains a top priority for the government. In 2018, China aims to continue to...