Deliveries of steel in parts of northern China have been affected by new coronavirus cases and frigid winter temperatures. Photo: AFP Deliveries of steel in parts of northern China have been affected by new coronavirus cases and frigid winter temperatures. Photo: AFP
Deliveries of steel in parts of northern China have been affected by new coronavirus cases and frigid winter temperatures. Photo: AFP

China economy

China’s biggest coronavirus outbreak in months stalls coal, steel deliveries as frigid temperatures compound problems

  • Parts of China have started restricting vehicle traffic from Hebei province, which surrounds Beijing, and that includes trucks carrying essential coal for heating
  • Severe winter weather, with biting winds and subfreezing temperatures, is disrupting the transport of raw materials

Topic |   China economy
Deliveries of steel in parts of northern China have been affected by new coronavirus cases and frigid winter temperatures. Photo: AFP Deliveries of steel in parts of northern China have been affected by new coronavirus cases and frigid winter temperatures. Photo: AFP
Deliveries of steel in parts of northern China have been affected by new coronavirus cases and frigid winter temperatures. Photo: AFP
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