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Chinese Olympics Shutdown Update

Burst! Nearly 10,000 Chemical Plants Shut Down! “Suspension” Comes Anytime!

ECHEMI 2022-01-20

Recently, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology announced that in order to ensure the safe and smooth holding of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and Winter Paralympics,

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More on China Energy Programs

China’s crackdown on intensive energy use ripples across petrochemical sector


Cracker, PDH plants mull output cuts, hikes amid impact on margins

Coal shortage further constrains operations in coal-olefin sector

Bigger producers can gain —

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Dual Control System

China says to firmly control energy-hungry and high-emission projects CGTN


China’s National Development and Reform Commission issues a plan to improve the country’s “dual control system”

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Chinese Energy Woes

Millions Of Chinese Residents Lose Power After Widespread, “Unexpected” Blackouts; Power Company Warns This Is “New Normal”

by Tyler DurdenMonday,

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Beauchamp Interview

Coping With The COVID -19 Crisis With Brad Beauchamp

Updated: 2 days ago

How have you been coping with COVID-19 that began in earnest during 2020?

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Regulatory Uncertainty in Europe

EU chemicals need stable, strong regulatory framework to grow – execs

Author: Morgan Condon


LONDON (ICIS)–A firmer connection is needed between the EU Green Deal and the bloc’s industrial strategy to support the competitiveness of its chemicals industry,

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