The share of coal in China’s electricity market has shrunk more than 6 per cent in a single year, and imports have shrunk dramatically.
Articles by Giles Parkinson
Giles Parkinson is a journalist of 30 years experience, a former Business Editor and Deputy Editor of the Financial Review, a columnist for The Bulletin magazine and The Australian, and the former editor of Climate Spectator.
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