SHANGHAI, Oct 13 (SMM) - MIIT and Ministry of Ecology and Environment issued a notice on launching the staggered production in the steel industry during the heating season of 2021-2022 in Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region and surrounding areas.
The notice pointed out that staggered production in the steel industry will be implemented from November 15, 2021 to March 15, 2022. The scope of implementation includes Beijing, Tianjin, Hebei, Shanxi, Shandong, Henan, Hebei and other surrounding areas. The first stage: Ensure the completion of the target task of reducing crude steel output in the region from November 15 to December 31. The second stage: With the goal of cutting the increased emissions of air pollutants during the heating season from January 1, 2022 to March 15, 2022. In principle, the ratio of staggered production by iron and steel enterprises in relevant regions shall not be lower than 30% of crude steel output on a yearly basis.