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Coal consumption in China: where is it heading?

  coal-miners-in-china Coal consumption in China: where is it heading? Coal continues to be the bugbear of China's energy sector. When China’s current leadership took office in late 2012, they laid out a number of key policy priorities directly relevant to the energy sector. These included the broad goals of requiring … Continue Reading ››

China’s falling coal consumption: will the trend continue?

coal and GDP China’s consumption of coal fell in 2014 for the first time in since the 1970s. The exact scale of the decline remains open to interpretation, with different sources reporting different figures on account of the difficulties in obtaining reliable statistics on coal consumption. Estimates suggest that consumption … Continue Reading ››