China environmental fines up 49 percent on year, ministry says

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Posted: Mar 09, 2017 3:27 AM

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's environmental fines amounted to 848 million yuan ($122.72 million) in 2016, up 49 percent from a year earlier, according to a document distributed by the Environment Ministry ahead of a news conference in Beijing on Thursday.

(Reporting by David Stanway and Nick Heath; Editing by Clarence Fernandez)