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Today's top China headlines

(June 22, 2020)

 

The latest news and headlines for Asia's environmental technologies, consulting, and services companies covering China energy, mining, industry and trade, water treatment, agriculture, infrastructure, and governmental policy

 

Highlights

* China's northwest province of Xinjiang becomes major contributor of wind power

* As China's flood season hits, water levels rising

* Chinese customs authorities find no evidence of COVID-19 in food imports

* China agrees to increase agriculture imports from the US after recent trade negotiations

 

Energy 

China's new marine fuel contract seen attracting strong industry, investor interest

China refiners equipped to produce 18.1 mln T IMO-compliant fuel this year - official

Nineteen dead in gas-tanker accident in China's Zhejiang

China to boost natural gas production and trim imports, despite glut and pandemic-induced price slump, top distributor says

Big petrochemical project starts production in South China

NW China's Xinjiang becomes major power contributor

 

Natural Resources

China's sliding metals inventories point to higher prices, V-shaped recovery

Middle route of China's water project boosts water diversion to parched north

Water levels in China rising as flood season begins

China Imposes its First Closed Season for Distant-Water Fishing Fleet

China pressed on Mekong dams after record low water levels

 

Health & the Environment 

China asks Canada to investigate pests found in logs

Hong Kong waste charging scheme dumped as time runs out on long-delayed bill

Coronavirus: about 30 imported cases of Covid-19 reported, Hong Kong sources say, marking highest daily rate for two months

Shrinking market, poor collection services have Hong Kong’s plastic recyclers struggling to stay afloat — and few are succeeding

Dog meat festival opens in China but activists hope it is for last time

Crackdown on wild plant thieves sees 3,000 videos removed from internet

Water levels rise as flood season begins

China renews yellow alert for rainstorms

Chinese mainland reports 26 new confirmed COVID-19 cases

Customs inspections find no virus in imported food since Beijing outbreak

Researchers isolate coronavirus strain related to latest Beijing outbreak

China's polar-observing satellite starts Arctic mission

Yellow alert issued for heavy rain through Thursday in S, E China

 

Industry and Trade 

China suspends imports of poultry from Tyson plant

PepsiCo China food processing factory halted after COVID-19 infection found

Delta to resume passenger flights to China next week

Coronavirus only a blip for China’s belt and road plan, says former central bank chief

China to step up US agriculture purchases under phase one trade war deal after Hawaii talks, sources say

China's industrial robot production up 16.9% in May

Investments worth 200 billion yuan expected

Shanghai vows firm support for development of foreign enterprises

Beijing ranks top in business environment

 

Technology 

Musk says Tesla 'Battery Day' and shareholder meeting tentatively set for Sept. 15

China may ease green rules for electric car production this year

Geely set to go public on Shanghai stock exchange

Tech empowers premium mobility service

 

Infrastructure and Transportation

Last bridge on Lhasa-Nyingchi railway completed

All 120 bridges completed on Lhasa-Nyingchi railway

600 km/h prototype train completes its first test

China's Wuhan begins using China-Europe trains to transport intl parcels 

 

 

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