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Phone interview: Rising energy dependence affects China's macro-economy

08-17-2011 08:58 BJT

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For more analysis into China's energy dependency, we're joined by Professor Lin Bo Qiang from the Center of China Energy Economics Research at Xiamen University.

Q1: You've mentioned in your blog that increasing energy dependence can have a negative impact on a country's macro-economy. Can you explain how it could affect China's economy?

Q2: You've also compared the energy dependence of both the United States and China, saying that while both have large energy reserves, especially oil, they are still heavily dependent on imported oil. The US is making efforts to reduce its industrial share of imported oil, but what should China be doing?

 

Editor:Zhang Dan |Source: CNTV.CN

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