China to cut energy consumption per unit of GDP by 3 pct in 2018

Updated 2018-03-05 09:12:02 Xinhua

China aims for a drop of at least 3 percent in energy consumption per unit of GDP and continued reductions in the release of major pollutants in 2018, said a government work report available to the media ahead of the annual parliamentary session Monday.[Special coverage]

China's total energy consumption will be capped at 5 billion tonnes of coal equivalent by 2020, according to a government plan for the 2016-2020 period. This will translate into a 15-percent reduction of energy use per unit of GDP by 2020.

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