The Directory of Classified Management on Industries of Listed Firms Subject to Environmental Protection Inspections (the “Directory”) was recently issued by the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP). The Directory identifies 14 industries in which firms are required to pass stipulated environmental protection inspections before being allowed to list.

According to the Directory, the 14 industries include: thermal power, steel, cement, electrolytic aluminium, coal, metallurgy, building materials, mining, chemical technology, petrochemical industry, pharmacy, light industry, textiles and tanning.

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