Recently, the IEA has released an overview centering on China’s market prospect in year 2019. Enlightening as it might prove to be, the overview makes clear its introductory nature and implied lack of depth and industry-specific details at the outset.
Unlicensed Waste Discharged Is to Face Historically High Penalties According to the Ministry of Ecology and Environment
Ecoteda.org has just reported that the Ministry’s new Administrative Regulations on the Permission of Waste Discharge stipulate that unlicensed waste discharge shall be fined 5,000 to 50,000 RMB per day.
Qich.caigou2003 reports that in the wake of the downsizing of Shenzhen’s Roogrow Electric Tech, UEEE Network is facing corporate acquisition to remain solvent.
On July 31, the Ministry of Finance together with the State Administration of Taxation, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) and the Ministry of Transport jointly announced that new energy vehicles (NEV) and vessels will be exempt from vehicle and vessel tax, and such tax for energy-saving vehicles will be halved. At the […]
The new three-year action plan comes after the previous plan, rolled out in 2013, expired at the end of 2017. The new plan expands PM2.5 reduction requirements to all cities nationwide. It also tightens regulations on VOCs and NOx emissions that are key to the formation of ozone pollution. The new plan still lacks specific targets on […]
The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), China’s top economic planner, has released a new regulation over the charging standards for urban household garbage disposal to promote sustainable development.
National Development and Research Commission (NDRC) and Ministry of Commerce (MofCOM) jointly released a new negative list for foreign investment in Free Trade Zones (FTZs) on 30 June. Effective from 30 July, the new list stipulates
MEE is expanding air pollution inspections to more regions, including Fenwei Plain, where pollution levels have worsened in the past two years, and the Yangtze River Delta. Last winter’s inspections only targeted the Jingjinji region. The border pollution inspections also come on the heels of recent re-inspections conducted to ensure problems exposed during the first […]
China has improved waste management and recycling systems to tackle environmental issues caused by a build-up of garbage. Several measurements have come into force including garbage sorting and curbing “foreign garbage”.
On September 21st, 2017, during the 2017 China Europe Water Platform (CEWP) Annual High-Level Dialogue Conference And High-Level Business Conference, Karmenu Vella, Commissioner for the Environment, Marine Affairs and Fisheries, and Chen Lei, Chinese Minister of Water Resources, signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish a Water Policy Dialogue between the EU and China.