Xi Jinping says China needs self sufficiency in key primary commodities, including energy. Photo: AFP
Xi Jinping says China needs self sufficiency in key primary commodities, including energy. Photo: AFP

Xi Jinping says China must be ‘self-sufficient’ in energy, food and minerals amid global challenges

  • China needs to establish a ‘strategic baseline’ for key primary commodities such as energy, grains and minerals, Xi Jinping says
  • Resource shortages could turn into a ‘grey rhino’ risk – an obvious yet ignored threat – for the world’s No 2 economy, policymakers say

Topic |   China's economic recovery
Xi Jinping says China needs self sufficiency in key primary commodities, including energy. Photo: AFP
Xi Jinping says China needs self sufficiency in key primary commodities, including energy. Photo: AFP
READ FULL ARTICLE