Organised by SMi, London, June 2001
LNG Journal May/June 2001, pp.26
Organised by SMi, London, February 2001
from Cook, S., Yao, S & Zhuang, J (eds), The Chinese economy under transition, London, Macmillan, 2000, pp 111-130.
Keywords: Energy policy china, Electricity china, Oil industry china, Financing for. inv. china, Resources control of china
FT Asia Gas Report, 2000, no 35, pp 8-10.
Keywords: Liquefied natural gas (LNG), Gas development china, Gas industry china, Electricity china, Energy policy china
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