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China Pollution: The Years Of Living Differently

By John Richardson

“THE mountains are high and the emperor is far away,” is a well-known phrase in China, which has been applied to many areas of legal enforcement.

“The refinery in, say, Shanxi province might have installed a de-sulphurisation …

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China Will Do What Suits China

By John Richardson

CHINA might well be in the midst of deflation caused by overcapacity in some chemicals, and in many other industries as well, but the longer-term strategic direction of reducing dependence on imports doesn’t appear to have changed.…

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Coal-To-Chemicals Funding Clampdown

By John Richardson

Coal-to-chemicals is one of nine major industrial sectors that the China Banking Regulatory Commission has warned is blighted with overcapacity and other risks related to what it calls, rather disingenuously, “the economic cycle”.

Thus, the commission has …

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