China, US energy dialogue

Hangzhou, September 13 :

China and the US agreed to focus their attention on efficient use of energy and development of new and renewable energy resou-rces as key targets for their future energy cooperation.

The agreement was reached Wednesday during the second round of Sino-US energy policy dialogue, held in Hangzhou, the capital of Zhejiang province. Deputy director of China’s National Development and Reform Commission Zhang Guobao said the US and China, as the world’s major energy producers and consumers, face similar challenges with great potential for cooperation. The two countries need to renew dialogue on energy cooperation with a new zeal now that energy shortages have become a global issue.