China's coal-rich province vows to slash overcapacity in 2017

Last Modified: Thu Jan 19 2017 07:30:20 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 143 million tonnes
    Cut in coal production by the SHANXI Province, the center of China's coal industry last year, amounting to nearly 40% of the country's total reduction of coal production.
  • 250 million tonnes
    Cut in coal production across China last year, as part of a national campaign to cut overcapacity.
  • 20 million tonnes
    coal production capacity that the province will cut in 2017, according to the provincial government.