China's energy consumption per unit of GDP drops 4% in 2010
Updated: 2011-02-28 13:01
BEIJING - China's energy consumption per 10,000 yuan ($1,520) of gross domestic product dropped 4.01 percent year-on-year in 2010, said the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) Monday.
The country's natural gas consumption jumped 18.2 percent year-on-year in 2010, while coal, crude oil and electricity consumption increased 5.3 percent, 12.9 percent and 13.1 percent, respectively.
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