The Importance of the Energy Sector in China’s Growth Strategy

  • Peter BalážEmail author
  • Stanislav Zábojník
  • Lukáš Harvánek
Part of the Palgrave Macmillan Asian Business Series book series (PAMABS)


One of the decisive conditions for China’s economic growth is sufficient energy base capacity. Low energy prices were the reason for the inflow of investment and the performance of the entire primary sector. Analyses of individual energy carriers and related calculations point to their differentiated role in ensuring the country’s energy security. Despite its domestic production base, it imports a large volume of coal and oil from abroad and thus relies on its suppliers. The chapter also pays attention to renewable energy sources and points out that the aim of modernising this sector is to increase environmental protection.


Energy dependence Energy mix Production-consumption Renewable sources 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Baláž
    • 1
    Email author
  • Stanislav Zábojník
    • 1
  • Lukáš Harvánek
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of International TradeUniversity of Economics in BratislavaBratislavaSlovakia
  2. 2.Sberbank CZPraha 5Czech Republic

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