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Beijing struggles to get local governments to cut overcapacity, hitting only 47 percent of steel and 38 percent of coal targets by the end of July

2 months ago
Amedeo Tumolillo
ome provinces have achieved only 10 percent of their capacity-cutting goals in the coal and steel industries as the central government tries to bring local producers under control, which would work in China's favor in a pending decision by the European Commission on whether China should be given market economy status.
By Amedeo Tumolillo
Amedeo Tumolillo is the editor-in-chief of SupChina and award-winning multimedia journalist. He previously worked at The New York Times and Spectrum. Follow him on Twitter at @hellotumo.