The steel plant in Dongzhen. Photo: Simon Song

The zombies return: why are steel firms in China coming back from the dead?

Beijing vowed to cut hundreds of thousands of jobs in the steel sector as part of massive economic reforms, but foundries are reopening and production is on the rise

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The steel plant in Dongzhen. Photo: Simon Song
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Zhou Xin

Zhou Xin

Zhou Xin co-leads the political economy team at the Post. He mainly covers economic stories but also writes about Chinese politics and diplomacy. He has previously worked for Reuters and Bloomberg in Beijing.