Smoke billows from a steel factory in Wu’an, Hebei province, China. Photo: Reuters

Environment becomes a trade-war victim as China ramps up industrial production to offset economic slowdown caused by commerce conflict

  • A rise in activity of dirty industries is a ‘smokestack stimulus’, part of a ‘desperate effort to keep GDP humming along’, says CLSA analyst
Topic |   China pollution

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Smoke billows from a steel factory in Wu’an, Hebei province, China. Photo: Reuters
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Ryan Swift

Ryan Swift

Ryan Swift is a senior business reporter focused on wealth management, green business, the shipping industry and the gaming industry. He was chief editor of The Peak and Asia-Pacific Boating magazines.