Beijing banned North Korean coal, and traders are scrambling

A surprise announcement from Beijing last weekend that it had banned coal imports from North Korea is causing a fracas in China 's coal market, as traders scramble for supplies of the commodity that is used in steel-making and heating. In 2016, China ... ( read original story ...)

City cluster program gets bank's backing

Programs to support the coordinated development of Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei province-into a planned new city cluster expected to fuel the growth of the whole Bohai Bay area in the coming decades-will get the backing of Tianjin's banking sector ... ( read original story ...)