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Textile Industry Energy Consumption down by 2.42% per unit of GDP (08/12/2010)

Updated: 2010/8/12 10:38:00

Chinese energy consumption per unit of gross domestic product (GDP) rose 0.09% year-on-year for the first half of the year, the National Bureau of Statistics said August 3.

First-half energy consumption per unit of industrial value-added output for companies whose annual sales exceed 5 million yuan ($738,095) dropped 1.25%.

Some high-energy-consuming industries reported less energy consumption per unit of industrial value-added output in the six month period: the construction materials industry dropped by 7.61%; the chemical industry fell by 4.28%; and the coal industry declined by 2.69%.

By contrast, some industries used more energy per unit of industrial value-added output in the first half year.

Textile industry consumed 2.42% less energy per unit of industrial value-added output. The nonferrous metals industry consumed 8.11% more energy per unit of industrial value-added output while the oil and petrochemicals industry consumed 11.35% more.

China cut energy use per unit of GDP 14.38% between 2006 and 2009. It aims to reduce consumption 20% between 2005 and 2010.

Source: China Textile Leader

Authority in Charge: China National Textile and Apparel Council (CNTAC)

Sponsor :China Textile Information Center (CTIC)

ISSN 1003-3025 CN11-1714/TS

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