China top steelmaking city to halve iron capacity in heating months: sources

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Posted: Oct 31, 2017 7:17 AM

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's top steelmaking city of Tangshan plans to temporarily halve its iron production capacity between mid-November and mid-March, as local authorities deepened efforts to fight smog during winter months, according to an official document seen by Reuters late on Tuesday.

Two sources with direct knowledge of the matter confirmed the authenticity of the document.

(Reporting by Ruby Lian, editing Louise Heavens)