China readies new aluminum, copper rules

Dec 09, 2005 | 12:01 PM | Vivian Teo

China will introduce new policies for aluminum and copper producers in 2006, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) said Friday in a notice that provided a summary of the government's plans for the industries.

Further measures to control capacity expansions and over-investment in the industries have been expected for several months, but the statement contained little new information and market participants said it was a reminder from the government about its stance toward the industries.....

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