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China-Japan Green Expo showcases future life

06-03-2011 11:19 BJT

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Today's the last day of the China-Japan Green Expo 2011, held this week in Beijing. The event marks the first large-scale cooperation between the two countries, after Japan's devastating March earthquake.

At this year's China-Japan Green Expo, the future is now. Household power supply that can be provided by a solar power engine. Extra power that's stored in batteries fixed in the wall, for consumption during the night.

No wires are required, with power supply transmitted through wireless devices.

The expo has over 50 participating companies from both China and Japan, displaying
new advances in recycling and other environmentally friendly initiatives.

Sony displays its newly-developed music player which can be worn on one's wrist.

And transportation is getting the green treatment too. Cars are becoming lighter, made from materials up to 30 percent more lightweight than what's used now. The reduced weight means less emissions - by half a ton per year.

This material can also be used for making aircraft, helping reduce weight by 20 percent and emissions by 2.7 thousand tons per year.

Both government officials and businesses have expressed hopes of more cooperation between the two countries.

Makiko Kikuta, Japanese Deputy Foreign Minister said "Japan is a world leader in green technology, and our businesses hope to contribute more to the Chinese market."

Yu Ping, Vice Chairman of China Council for Promo. of Int'l Trade said "Japanese businesses have core techniques and products. The earthquake has affected their operation and supply. I think this can be an opportunity for cooperation between firms from both countries."

The expo has over 50 participating companies from both China and Japan, displaying new advances in recycling and other environmentally friendly initiatives.

Editor:Xiong Qu |Source: CNTV.CN

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