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Air Quality in Chinese Cities Improves in April Amid Pollution Reduction Efforts

Beijing, May 25, 2024, The Europe Today: Air quality in Chinese cities showed notable improvement in April as the country continues its efforts to reduce pollution and promote green development. Data from the Ministry of Ecology and Environment revealed significant progress in enhancing urban air quality across the nation.

According to the ministry, 89.8 percent of days in April had good air quality across 339 monitored cities. This marks an increase of 8.7 percentage points compared to the same period last year.

While the average density of PM 2.5, a critical measure of air pollution, remained constant at 28 micrograms per cubic meter compared to April 2023, the PM 10 levels saw a 3.6 percent reduction year on year, highlighting improvements in air quality.

Among the 168 key cities monitored, Zhuhai in Guangdong Province led the rankings for the best air quality. Huangshan in Anhui Province and Haikou in Hainan Province followed closely, showcasing significant strides in maintaining clean air.

These improvements reflect China’s ongoing commitment to environmental protection and sustainable development. The ministry’s data underscores the positive impact of various pollution control measures and initiatives aimed at fostering a greener and healthier environment.

As China continues to prioritize ecological development, these gains in air quality are expected to contribute to better public health and environmental sustainability in the long term.