TITLE

China puts faith in alternative energies

AUTHOR(S)
Kovac, Matt
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;10/16/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 39, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the focus of the Chinese government on alternative energies and biofuels. The Ministry of Finance will earmark an unspecified amount of money towards projects such as biofuels and even coal-to-chemicals, an official told state-owned Xinhua news agency. Rapid economic growth has fuelled demand for energy in the industrial sector, which has contributed to Chinas economy, growing by 10.9% in the first half of the year, compared with the same period in 2006.
ACCESSION #
22959415

 

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