China to regulate cement production

China to regulate cement production
Published: 22 June 2009

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of China plans to publish measures within the year to control aggregate capacity of cement production and develop of large enterprises, according to the Xinhua-run Economic Information Daily.

The ministry may at first draw up a document to guide the industry in southwest China’s Sichuan Province, where the cement production is likely to be in overcapacity.

An access system for the industry will be launched, to prevent blind approval of new cement productions lines.

In addition, the government will amend the plan on cement industry development unveiled in 2006, to include more large projects and detailed provisions.