Current PiCture for China’s Mineral resourCe availability

2008-04-19 08:01:48 China Economist 2008年1期

陈 志

|Editorial note|Securing an adequate mineral resource supply is one of the important prerequisites for ensuring sustainable economic development in China. What shortages does China face in regards to its mineral resources? This article is intended to present a fundamental picture of the mineral resources shortage facing China through an in-depth analysis of the demand/supply structure of mineral resources.