Regional Report: China ///

Despite being the world’s largest economy, the United States doesn’t have an official national energy strategy. The country relies primarily on the actions of private companies in the free market, with some government incentives and regulation. The private sector has done a good job of meeting U.S. energy demand. In contrast, China, though capitalist in many respects, has a government-directed energy strategy, influenced by its history, politics, geography and the requirements of a huge, fast-growing economy.

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