Economy

Reuters shows how a pollution crackdown compounding slowdown woes in China's heartland

Reuters shows how a pollution crackdown compounding slowdown woes in China's heartland

Reuters exclusively reported how a crackdown on polluting industries in China’s industrial heartland is crippling the economies of towns and cities that depend on such industries. Manufacturers across Henan province have been particularly hard hit by the new environmental regulations, compounding the pressures the province faces from China’s slowing economy and a grinding trade war with the United States.