July 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;7/2/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 73, p8
Trade Publication
The article discusses how water shortage conditions have made adverse effects on the overall economy of China. The Chinese government is focused on finding sustainable business models that can prolong China's economic rise. According to a study, groundwater under 90 percent of China's cities is polluted, while 136 cities face shortages because of pollution. It is also discussed how China relied on its major waterways and tributaries for commerce, trade and industry.


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