|It is reported that all the graphite electrode producers in Handan city, Hebei province were asked to stop production during March 2-31, as a compulsive request from government. Meanwhile, the policy demanded other region in the province to cut the production by 20-50 percent.
Some producers in Henan province were requested to cut 50 percent of volume.
Per statistics, the estimated production in Henan province and Hebei province in March will fall by 93 million tons, which is around 14 percent of the total generation, as a result of environmental protection move.
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