Is It Feasible for China to Optimize Oil Import Source Diversification?

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Jian Xu; Jin-Suo Zhang; Qin Yao; Wei Zhang;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
  • Journal: Sustainability,volume 6,issue 11 11,pages1-13 (issn: 2071-1050)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/su6118329
  • Subject: TD194-195 | Renewable energy sources | oil export countries | energy security; oil import source diversification index (OISDI); China; oil export countries | oil import source diversification index (OISDI) | TJ807-830 | China | GE1-350 | Environmental sciences | Environmental effects of industries and plants | energy security
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In 2013, China imported 282 million tons of crude oil with an external dependence of 58.1%, surpassing the USA as the world’s largest net oil importer. An import source diversification strategy has been adopted by China to ensure oil supply security and to prevent oil ... View more
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