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Magnitogorsk, in the Ural mountains, was developed as a symbol of Soviet industrial might and its capacity for economic modernization. Today, a new, 75 billion-ruble (roughly $840 million) coking plant in the steel town is being built by a Chinese engineering giant and hundreds of Chinese workers.


By Rhod Mackenzie

The United States and the European Union have agreed to establish a collective tariff zone that will levy tariffs and duties on steel and aluminium imports from "non-market" economies.(by which they mean primarily China. )

On October 3, Politico reported that the parties entere...