Efforts to reduce smog during next year’s Beijing Winter Olympics could hurt industrial production. Photo: AFP
Efforts to reduce smog during next year’s Beijing Winter Olympics could hurt industrial production. Photo: AFP

China’s goal for blue sky Beijing Winter Olympics set to cause ‘supply-side shock’ as factories close

  • Efforts to reduce smog have been extended to 64 cities this winter, plus Beijing, which hosts next year’s Winter Olympics
  • Restrictions on production will heap pressure on economic growth and domestic supply chains, analysts say

Topic |   China manufacturing
Efforts to reduce smog during next year’s Beijing Winter Olympics could hurt industrial production. Photo: AFP
Efforts to reduce smog during next year’s Beijing Winter Olympics could hurt industrial production. Photo: AFP
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