A Boston University study has found Chinese entities accounted for 13 per cent of financing for global coal power. Photo: Reuters A Boston University study has found Chinese entities accounted for 13 per cent of financing for global coal power. Photo: Reuters
A Boston University study has found Chinese entities accounted for 13 per cent of financing for global coal power. Photo: Reuters
Energy

China’s dominance in global coal loans is overstated, study finds

  • Private finance from Japan, the US and Britain is responsible for funding 87 per cent of new coal-fired power plants
  • The finding comes hard on the heels of a G7 call for Chinese lending for fossil fuel energy projects to be reined in

Topic |   Energy
A Boston University study has found Chinese entities accounted for 13 per cent of financing for global coal power. Photo: Reuters A Boston University study has found Chinese entities accounted for 13 per cent of financing for global coal power. Photo: Reuters
A Boston University study has found Chinese entities accounted for 13 per cent of financing for global coal power. Photo: Reuters
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