As Beijing attempts to boost economic growth throughout the country. The amount of fossil fuels burned is expect to increase, pushing China’s massive power sector’s pollution levels to record highs in 2023.

Nevertheless, figures from Ember shows that through Nov. Overall carbon dioxide emissions and similar gases by China’s power generators grew by 1.6%.

Additionally, energy producers are project to heavily rely upon high emitting coal to produce the extra energy needed by industry due to the current high price of the (LNG) liquefied natural gas.

Why are China’s energy needs increasing so rapidly?

However, as industries and heavy sectors, including metals manufacturers, petrochemical industries.

As of November, manufacturers of non-ferrous metals like Nickel, aluminium, copper, and zinc as well as refiners of oil increased their production to multi-year or historic high levels.

Is China self sufficient in energy?

Many of these supply increases could be explained by projections of top end demand instead of real improvements on order books.

These improvements in activity across secondary industries, together with the slew of macroeconomic policies already launched by Beijing to encourage higher spending & demand in 2023.