China’s 70th Anniversary: Impact of Tighter Emissions Controls and Security on Supply Chains

China’s bid for cleaner air ahead of the National Day on October 1 increases the pressure on industries to curb production output from steel to iron ore and cement in major industrial centers

Over recent weeks, companies operating in China have been hit with tighter emissions controls, heightened security, and traffic congestions leading up to the National Day on October 1 which marks the 70th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China. In particular, industrial firms from the steel, coking, and cement sectors are facing increasing pressure to reduce production outputs in a bid to improve air quality. Resilience360 takes a closer look at which regions are mostly impacted by the measures and what companies with suppliers in these regions can do to mitigate the impact.