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Smog in major China regions worsened in January

Growing fears pollution crackdown will force heavy industry to move further south

China's anti-smog campaign has not been without controversy, with businesses complaining that Beijing's "one size fits all" approach has harmed their interests.


THE Yangtze River delta region near Shanghai saw a key measure of smog concentrations rise by a fifth in January, official data showed on Monday, raising fears that the pollution crackdown in northern China has forced heavy industry to move further south.


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