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The political economy of the Chinese coal industry

Wright, Tim

The political economy of the Chinese coal industry

black gold and blood-stained coal

by Wright, Tim

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Published by Routledge in Abingdon, Oxon, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic policy,
  • Coal trade,
  • Coal mines and mining

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementTim Wright
    SeriesRoutledge studies on the Chinese economy -- 45
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9556.C52 W754 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24842371M
    ISBN 109780415493284, 9780203802588
    LC Control Number2011013795

      The North Korean government is gearing up for prolonged conditions of economic autarky, as reflected in its renewed commitment to boost fertilizer manufacturing and coal gasification efforts. Over the past few weeks, North Korean officials and state media have increasingly focused on the chemical industry in particular. Any progress North Korea makes . This case covers the coal industry and clean coal initiatives in the Unites States and China. Coal is a crucial source of global energy, but coal-fired plants are environmentally unfriendly and are a major contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. One way to reduce emission is through clean coal technologies, a term which usually refers to.

    This book provides an important contribution to the economic history of modern China. It examines the history of the coal mining industry - one of China's largest and most important - from the beginnings of modernisation around to the start of the Sino-Japanese War in It addresses questions of both economic and socio-political.   China has threatened Australia's $47billion coal industry as tensions between the two countries continue to grow. Authorities in Beijing have reportedly told state-owned power plants to buy coal.

      1. Introduction. Chinese energy supplies are completely dominated by coal and in , China produced billion metric tons (Gt) of coal, constituting % of total Chinese energy production, furthermore, China consumed Gt coal, equal to % of its energy the foreseeable future coal will remain the dominating fuel and its demand is . Market reaction to a Chinese coal “ban” was telling and reflected concerns about an over-dependence on one client. The Australian dollar tumbled before recovering. Coal .


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The political economy of the Chinese coal industry by Wright, Tim Download PDF EPUB FB2

Coal mining is one of China’s largest industries, and provides an excellent case study through which to consider the broader issues of China’s transition from socialism to capitalism, focussing on the shift to a market economy, the rise of rural industry and the situation of China’s working by:   Part 1: The Chinese Coal Mining Industry 1.

China’s Coal Industry: Growth and Development Over the Long Term Part 2: Rents, Prices and Profits in Coal Mining 2. Rent Seeking and the Political Economy of Coal Prices 3.

The Financial Performance of Coal Enterprises Part 3: Coal Mining in China’s Rural Industrialization 4. The Rural Coal Mines Pages: Book Description Coal mining is one of China’s largest industries, and provides an excellent case study through which to consider the broader issues of China’s transition from socialism to capitalism, focussing on the shift to a market economy, the rise of rural industry and the situation of China’s working class.

The Political Economy of the Chinese Coal Industry is exhaustively researched and extensively utilizes the English- and Chinese-language literatures on coal in China.

This book examines the changes in the structure and operation of the Chinese coal industry from the midth century to the present, concentrating on the years of reform. Although the focus is on the economics of the industry, the book also provides many insights into China's socio-political development.

Read more Read less click to open popoverCited by:   This book examines the changes in the structure and operation of the Chinese coal industry from the midth century to the present, concentrating on the years of reform.

Although the focus is on the economics of the industry, the book also provides many insights into China's socio-political development. 5 Elspeth Thomson’s book can be read with two complementary perspectives in mind.

On the one hand, it provides a very detailed and encyclopaedic insight into the political, organisational and economic aspects of the production, treatment, transportation and consumption of coal in the People’s Republic of China.

Deng Yingtao, a high-profile Chinese economist, called the world to action thirty years ago in his book A New Development Model and China’s Future: “We can no longer act on nature with impunity.” Yingtao argued that the “classic” model of economic development “poses a threat to humanity’s very existence”.

The coal industry has been and continues to be of critical importance for China's economic modernization. With its huge labour force, country-wide. Shellen Xiao Wu’s Empires of Coal: Fueling China’s Entry into the Modern World Order adds an interesting and important set of insights into the history of coal mining, coal imperialism, and the science and political economy of coal in China.

The history of coal mining, industry, and coal in China’s socio-economic realm are not new topics of study. This book examines the changes in the structure and operation of the Chinese coal industry from the midth century to the present, concentrating on the years of reform.

Although the focus is on the economics of the industry, the book also provides many insights into China's socio-political development. China’s largest employers5. The political economy of the coal industry has changed through communist ( to s), reform (s to s), and the current modern capitalist era.6 Coal mining and processing employs million people,7 with a large proportion of the 3 million working for power and heat utilities employed in coal-fired.

China is the largest producer and consumer of coal in the world and is the largest user of coal-derived electricity. The share of coal in the energy mix declined during the s, falling from 80% in to % in Overall electricity consumption continued to rise in the s, and new coal-fired power plants were constructed to help meet demand.

Coal exports faced delays at Chinese ports last year. Beijing has slapped a prohibitive 80% tariff on Australian barley, while four major abattoirs have been banned from sending red meat to China. The Chinese Coal Industry: An Economic History Routledge online.

Wu, Shellen Xiao. Empires of Coal: Fueling China’s Entry into the Modern World Order, (Stanford University Press, ) pp. online review. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvi, pages: illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.

Contents: China's political economy and the coal industry --China's coal industry: growth and development over the long term --Rent seeking and the political economy of coal prices --The financial performance of coal enterprises --The rural coal.

At the mercy of the health of the coal industry, these cities — along with their inhabitants — are now reeling from the effects of a severe, possibly terminal decline in the industry. Slowing economic growth is stunting demand for coal, while at the same time China is beginning, slowly, to embrace clean energy alternatives.

Yet as China. The Political Economy of the Chinese Coal Industry: Black Gold and Blood-stained Coal. [Tim Wright] -- Coal mining is one of China's largest industries, and provides an excellent case study through which to consider the broader issues of China's transition from socialism to.

Books The Political Economy of the Chinese Coal Industry: Black Gold and Blood-Stained Coal Full. This book provides an important contribution to the economic history of modern China. It examines the history of the coal mining industry - one of China's largest and most important - from the beginnings of modernisation around to the start of the Sino-Japanese War in It addresses questions of both economic and socio-political history and contributes to our.

Economic Overview. For the latest forecasts on the economic impacts caused by the coronavirus pandemic, please consult the OECD Economic Outlook Interim Report Coronavirus: the world economy at risk (March ) and the IMF's policy tracking platform Policy Responses to COVID for the key economic responses from governments.

China is the second largest global economy.The China Electricity Council, the industry's main lobbying group, argues that coal-fired capacity will reach 1, gigawatts (GW) bya nearly 24 .China’s political economy of coal ix Contents About the Report v Executive Summary vi Acronyms viii 1 Chinese coal industry trends 1 Imports, consumption and own production 3 Interpreting the trends 6 2 Policy and policy drivers for coal and competing energy technologies 9 Main policy drivers 9.