All GW APAC China articles – Page 2

  • Specialty gases in China 1
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    Specialty gases in China

    2019-10-09T05:00:00Z

    As a result of the Zhongxin issue, the Huawei issue, and the recent trade wars, not only is China’s central government urging the semiconductor industry to expedite the advancement of domestic chip manufacture, the country’s specialty gas industry is also calling for an acceleration of domestic specialty and electronics gas ...

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    Regional markets: Focus on Pacific Rim

    2019-09-16T16:13:00Z

    When we profiled the North Pacific industrial gases business last year, we noted how in 2018 the region had for the first time in history eclipsed the size of the European market to become the second-largest industrial gas market in the world, at a value of almost $20bn.

  • CMYK 300_Clay rendering of Fuel Cell powered autonomous car filling gas in Fuel Cell Hydrogen Station. 3D rendering image
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    The hydrogen economy in China

    2019-08-16T05:00:00Z

    Further to my previous article focused on hydrogen mobility in China and the bold ambitions that the country has in this regard, here we look at other areas of the development of the hydrogen economy in China.

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    LNG in China

    2019-07-19T06:00:00Z

    Records of the General Administration of Customs of the People’s Republic of China (GACC) show that in 2018, China imported 53.78 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) – an increase of 41.2% from 2017. Futhermore, this figure represents 59.5% of the total amount of 90.39 million tonnes of natural ...

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    CCS speeds ahead in China

    2018-12-03T06:00:00Z

    China continues to set the pace in deploying CCS as a vital climate change technology, explains Dr. Xiangshan Ma, Country Manager – China, for the Global CCS Institute.

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    Iwatani targeting China growth

    2018-11-30T08:00:00Z

     Iwatani’s sales and business scale far exceeded any other Japanese industrial gas company. Sales totalled around ¥50bn in 2017.

  • China’s natural CO2 gas fields
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    China's natural CO2 gas fields

    2018-10-01T05:00:00Z

    The State Council of China announced in November 2009 that China was going to reduce the intensity of carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) emissions per unit of GDP in  2020 by 40-45% compared with the level of 2005.

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    Oxygen in China

    2018-07-05T13:30:00Z

    Since the China government started to tackle the problem of excess capacity in various industries seriously, and implemented supply side reform a few years ago, many production sites have been cracked down and closed.

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    The electronics gases business in China

    2018-02-02T00:00:00Z

    In 2016, China manufactured 2.1 billion sets of mobile phone, a 13.6% increase from 1.81 billion sets in 2015, and a one billion units increase over five years. This is just a simple example of how the electronics industry in China is booming, at an astounding rate.

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    Hot topic: The ‘Belt and Road’

    2018-01-03T09:26:00Z

    Victor Leung explores the new initiative in China and what this means for the industrial gas and equipment industry.

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    The emergence of hydrogen towns in China

    2017-10-04T00:00:00Z

    Hydrogen as a clean energy has been promoted in China in recent years, while other developed countries have already set up and are expanding their hydrogen infrastructure. China is now allocating efforts to catch up.

  • Distributive energy and LNG in china
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    Distributive energy and LNG in China

    2017-09-01T00:00:00Z

    Back in 2011, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) of the China government, together with other departments, promulgated a document titled Guidance of Developing Natural Gas Distributive Energy (Fa Gai Neng Yuan[2011] No. 2196) (the Guidance) in which it said the overall energy utilisation efficiency could achieve 70% ...

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    Challenges in China’s medical oxygen business

    2017-08-02T00:00:00Z

    The controversial battle between GMP oxygen supply and PSA oxygen generation. By Victor Leung.

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    Bulk gases in China

    2017-05-03T00:00:00Z

    Although the commercial operation of the industrial gases industry in China actually took off in the mid-1990s, already decades behind the Western developed markets, the growth of the Chinese industrial gases market has been very impressive since and this market is now ranked the second-largest in the world by value. ...

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    Specialty gases in China

    2017-02-01T00:00:00Z

    China reported that its gross domestic growth (GDP) for the first three quarters of 2016 achieved RMB 52.9bn ($7.6bn), an increase of 6.7% over the same period in 2015 (increase in GDP for the first quarter and first half year are also 6.7%), and the increase of the secondary industry ...

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    Trends in asset management

    2016-06-01T00:01:00Z

    As an important and valuable asset in the industrial gas business, gas cylinders are being monitored closely by gas companies using cylinder tracking systems as a means of asset management to prevent loss of property and even to recover lost assets. However, when the cylinder tracking system was first launched ...

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    Internet+ industrial gas in China

    2016-04-06T00:01:00Z

    As already mentioned in several articles before, ‘Internet+’ has become the buzz word in China since Prime Minister Li Keqiang made the statement in his Government Work Report in March last year (2015). The sluggish China steel industry is already trying to look for the ‘magic pill’ in this idea ...

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    The cylinder gas business in China

    2016-02-03T00:00:00Z

    gasworld talks to various parties in the Chinese cylinder business to discuss its development and track the challenges that it faces going forward, including the need to improve both efficiencies and asset management.