COVID-19 epidemic resulted in higher domestic demand for coal.
The provinces respond to a government focus on ‘new infrastructure’ with huge spending plans.
Oil production and pipeline plans stall while crude imports soar.
The government omits efficiency target for 2020 after falling short of its mark in 2019.
The government sets no economic growth goal for the first time in nearly two decades, citing uncertainty.
Regional suppliers hold talks to share shortfall as demand declines.
Falling prices may sap profits and delay investments.
A record decline in greenhouse gas could be followed by a larger increase as the economy rebounds, energy experts warn.
The cost of supplies from Russia's new Power of Siberia pipeline may be more than double the prices charged in European markets.
Economic uncertainty and storage limits will curb oil demand growth, experts say.
Anti-pollution activists warn against new wave of coal-fired power plants.
Communist Party pledge to double GDP in a decade spurs back-to-work drive.
State-owned companies cut their budgets as suppliers wage a price war.
Some economists forecast a double-digit drop in first-quarter GDP.
Suppliers are likely to reject force majeure claims citing the coronavirus epidemic, experts say.
Record inventories in steel and auto sectors may slow a return to economic growth.
High inventories and losses have pushed ‘teapot’ refineries to the brink, traders say.
Heavy reliance on Chinese demand is expected to weaken Russia's economic growth.
Economists warn against consequences of stimulus policies.
The coronavirus crisis creates challenges for supplies.
A Chinese trade body offers to certify force majeure claims amid coronavirus epidemic.
The impact of the coronavirus is expected to add to the continuing slower-growth trend.
The government orders state-owned enterprises to clear up arrears.
The pace of BRI investment slows with pressure on China's economy.
The world's biggest oil importer may have few alternatives if hostilities disrupt supplies.
The country's new state pipeline company is meant to encourage domestic oil and gas production.
Leaders call for contingency plans if growth continues to slide.
The cross-border pipeline plan appears to end the push for a route through Xinjiang.
Despite enforcement pledge, 'social satisfaction' with intellectual property rights will take time.
The government has eased limits on building coal-fired power plants despite global warming concerns.