China publishes circular economy development plan in 14th five-year period

China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) issued the country’s 14th five-year development plan for a circular economy on Wednesday July 7, according to a notice published on the commission’s website.

The plan highlights the importance of promoting economical and intensive use of resources, and building a circular industrial system as well as a recycling system of waste materials in order for China to achieve a peak in carbon emissions before 2030 and to reach carbon neutrality...

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Ruby Liu

July 07, 2021

10:42 GMT

Shanghai