From Chinese Media

Domestic energy supplies addressed

Updated: 2011-04-26 13:31

By Hao Yan (

Twitter Facebook Myspace Yahoo! Linkedin Mixx

Supplies of coal, electricity, crude oil and natural gas will not be abundant this year in China, and the country will address the need to boost domestic energy supplies through economic adjustments, the China Securities Journal reported Tuesday.

Related readings:
Domestic energy supplies addressed China to become world's biggest energy consumer
Domestic energy supplies addressed State-owned power firms to merge
Domestic energy supplies addressed Coal imports likely to decline as prices soar
Domestic energy supplies addressed New energy industries to fuel China's green growth

The country will accelerate the availability of coal reserves and the reform of energy resource pricing mechanisms, the newspaper reported, citing Liu Tienan, deputy minister of the National Development and Reform Commission and director of the National Energy Administration.

Although with double-digit growth in the first quarter, coal, electricity and crude oil are in short supply in some regions, and future supplies are still a concern, Liu said at the National Conference on Economic Operation held recently in Haikou, the capital of southern Hainan province.

The country will strive to ensure the supplies of coal, electricity, crude, and natural gas. The government will rein in total energy consumption by restraining irrational demands, while accelerating energy-saving, pollution reducing and economy restructuring efforts, so that the market, economy and society will maintain stability, the newspaper reported.


Costly dream

Uninhabited havens up for lease but potential customers face wave of challenges.

Models gear up car sales

Beauty helps steer buyers as market accelerates.

Urban breathing space

City park at heart of industrial hub positions itself as top tourism attraction

Peking Opera revival
25 years after Chernobyl
Luxury car show