BLACK CHINA BLOG >> Environment


China’s appetite for bauxite and alumina is still growing, so it’s interesting to see what has happened since the days of Indonesia’s ban and the unlikely rise of Malaysia.   Guinea has now risen to be the big mover, replacing both countries.    For Weiqiao (also known as Hongqiao), they seem to have the supply […]

By: June Wang | Read More

China’s EPA recently issued a draft document called  “Notice on the Implementation of Special Emission Limits for Air Pollutants in Beijing, Tianjin and the Surrounding Areas”.   it’s part of the  environmental inspections and total environmental improvement push. This document covered 26+2 cities around Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei areas. For newly established projects, the special emission […]

By: Kathy Liu | Read More

The world is dealing with and reacting to the announcement this morning that the USA will withdraw from the Paris Environment pact.  While there is already plenty of comment floating through social media, I felt moved to express my own views. As always, it’s best to start with the facts.   America can’t actually withdraw until […]

By: Paul Adkins | Read More

China will launch its  national carbon trading market in July. Carbon trading is a market mechanism used to reduce global carbon dioxide emissions.  How to allocate the quota will directly affect the enterprise’s own operating costs and the enthusiasm of participating in the carbon market. The basic principle of carbon trading is that polluters can purchase […]

By: Kathy Liu | Read More

In 24th April, approved by the CPC Central Committee and State Council, the third batch of central environmental protection inspection work officially started. Generally the inspection in each province will last one month from 24th April to 24th May, covering Tianjin, Shanxi, Liaoning, Anhui, Fujian, Hunan and Guizhou and focusing on understanding the provincial party […]

By: June Wang | Read More

I will be doing our next Facebook Live broadcast in about 4 hours time. In the broadcast, I will be discussing the latest news and trends in China’s aluminum and carbon markets.  There’s a lot going on, on many fronts, so a tool like FaceBook Live is a great way to discuss the issues realtime. […]

By: Paul Adkins | Read More
(c) 2015 AZ China Limited. All Rights Reserved.