China Focus: Geophysical exploration sheds light on ancient Silk Road state

Guo Ziqi, a scientist who usually searches for oil and minerals deep below ground, has been helping shed light on an ancient state buried along the Silk Road.

China unveils new climate goals for 2020

Guidelines published by the leading party in China during the weekend outline efforts to cut emissions by at least 15 percent by the end of the decade.

China to suspend detailed customs data release for May amid trade tensions: source

The Chinese authorities will suspend publication detailed of monthly trade data for May, making it the second consecutive month for which they have not released the information, citing technical issues, a source with direct knowledge of the matter told S&P Global Platts Thursday.

China: Three-year action plan aims for blue skies

Within three years, air pollution in China’s key urban areas will be significantly reduced, resulting in more blue-sky days, by shrinking outdated production capacity and the use of substandard coal, as part of efforts to change energy consumption and the industrial structure.

China, Iran agree to strengthen strategic cooperation despite US pressure

China and Iran have agreed to strengthen strategic cooperation during Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's visit to China, possibly paving the way for steady crude flows between the two countries.

GM to launch 10 more new energy vehicle models in China between 2021 and 2023

On Tuesday, U.S. automaker General Motors (GM) announced that the company plans to introduce 10 more new energy vehicle models in China during the period between 2021 and 2023.

Global Market 2018-06-08

China proposes buying U.S. agricultural, energy products if Washington abandons tariff threat: U.S. media

China has proposed buying U.S. agricultural and energy products worth nearly 70 billion U.S. dollars, but only if Washington abandons its threat to slap tariffs on Chinese imports, according to a Wall Street Journal report on Tuesday.

Chinese airlines apply fuel surcharge after 3-year hiatus

CHINESE carriers including Air China and China Eastern Airlines Corp were set to apply a fuel surcharge to domestic routes from Tuesday, the first time they have done so in three years as oil prices begin to rise.

China Policy 2018-06-06

Ukraine sees potential in green energy cooperation with China

China and Ukraine share great potential for cooperation in green energy, a senior Ukrainian energy sector official said Wednesday.

Global Market 2018-05-31

China’s carbon emissions set for fastest growth in 7 years

China’s carbon emissions are on track to rise at their fastest pace in more than seven years during 2018, casting further doubt on the ability of the Paris climate change agreement to curb dangerous greenhouse gas increases, according to a Greenpeace analysis based on Beijing’s own data.

China's potential ban on trucking coal, ore, steel may dampen imports

A potential ban on trucking coal, ore and steel in several regions in China could dampen demand for seaborne raw material imports, market sources said Monday.

China's CITIC pays CEFC's Czech debts to end spat, to take over J&T stake

Czech financial firm J&T said on Friday it had struck a deal with Chinese state conglomerate CITIC Group [CITIC.UL] to settle debts owed by troubled Chinese company CEFC, ending a dispute.

CEFC 2018-05-28

China signals to state giants: 'Buy American' oil and grains

China will import record volumes of U.S. oil and is likely to ship more U.S. soy after Beijing signalled to state-run refiners and grains purchasers they should buy more to help ease tensions between the two top economies, trade sources said on Wednesday.

China agrees to import more from U.S., no sign of $200 billion figure

China has agreed to significantly increase its purchases of U.S. goods and services, the two countries said on Saturday, but made no mention of a $200 billion target the White House had touted earlier.

China Economy 2018-05-21

Energy forum discusses closer China-Africa energy partnership

Attendees at a forum discussing Africa's electrification challenges held in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa on Monday urged closer China-Africa energy partnership to help meet the continent's energy needs.

Opinion Belt and Road 2018-05-15

Chinese gas equipment manufacturers reflect on 2017

Although the economy of China returns to a somewhat stable situation with a GDP growth of 6.9% in 2017, the problem of redundant production capacities has not been completely solved, and the annual results of 2017 of gas equipment manufacturers show varied performances.

China Gas 2018-05-03

China's CITIC group conducting due diligence on CEFC's Abu Dhabi oil stake: sources

State-run Chinese conglomerate CITIC Group is conducting due diligence on CEFC China Energy’s stake in onshore oil fields in Abu Dhabi as CITIC prepares, under the Chinese government’s direction, to possibly take over CEFC’s energy business, said two sources with knowledge of the matter.

CEFC 2018-04-24

Sinopec USA turns copper buyer to source for China operations

The U.S. unit of China's oil major Sinopec Corp is procuring copper to send to its equipment suppliers in mainland China, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters, in a rare move by a Chinese oil company.


CNPC Boss Optimistic About US-China Relations

Energy relations between the United States and China will deepen in the future, the chairman of state energy giant CNPC, Wang Yilin said in an interview with Bloomberg this week on the sidelines of the Boao Forum for Asia.

Opinion CNPC 2018-04-11

China slows down spending on Belt and Road energy projects

The nation’s financing for Belt and Road Initiative energy projects dropped 28 per cent to US$14.3 billion last year from US$19.9 billion, according to data released Monday by Boston University’s Global Development Policy Centre.


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