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Revised China coal consumption data close to Wood Mackenzie analysis

Revised China coal consumption data close to Wood Mackenzie analysis

Report summary

China's National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has materially revised historical coal consumption, close to Wood Mackenzie's view of actual demand. The timing of the data release is due to improvements in how China collects coal statistics and a drive for more accurate data ahead of the 13th Five Year Plan.  With higher reported coal consumption, achieving future emissions targets will be easier to achieve, especially the government's goal to peak carbon emissions around 2030.

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  • Executive summary
    • Major NBS revisions to Chinese coal consumption
    • New NBS data now much closer to Wood Mackenzie's analysis
    • Timing is everything – why now?
      • Comparison charts

In this report there are 2 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive summary
    • NBS v. WM view
    • Changes between 2013 and 2014 NBS statistics
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