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Last updated: 23 Feb 2011

Guangdong Province’s increased enforcement of pollution prevention, energy efficiency and clean technology production is driving growth in the province’s environmental sector.

Guangdong: Increasing Attention South China Towards Environmental Protection Snapshot: Guangdong Province?s increased enforcement of pollution prevention, energy efficiency and clean technology Environment production is driving growth in the province?s environmental sector. In recent years, the provincial government has placed an increasing amount of importance on environmental protection through the creation and implementation of a wide range of Major Trade Shows in 2011: environmental protection programs. These have tended to focus on alleviating water/air pollution and enforcement Water, Wastewater & Water Treatment China of environmental controls in river valleys and specific 2011 (Pump, Valve & Pipe China 2011) regions. During the 11th Five-Year Plan period (2006- Date: Mar. 9-11, 2011 Venue: Pazhou Exhibition Complex 2010), China continued to put more efforts to increase its Contact: Ms. Rachel Lee, China Foreign Trade investment in environmental protection and its total Guangzhou Exhibition Corp. investment reached $225 billion USD, up 64% compared Tel: 86-20-86674121?26080422 to the 10th Five-Year Plan period (2001-2005). Web site: www.waterchina-gz.com E-mail: project2@fairwindow.com Opportunities and Trends Water 2011 ? During the ?Twelfth Five-year Period? (2011 Date: June 29-July 1, 2011 - 2015), investment on environmental Venue: Shenzhen Convention Center protection in China will be around $450 billion Contact: Ms. Alina Luo, USD, up 100% over that in the ?Eleventh Five- Guangdong Exhibition Promotion Ltd. year Period?. Tel: 86-20-61198862 Web site: www.waterexpo.org E-mail: luoyan-668@hotmail.com ? The Central government will spend an estimated $11.25 billion for wastewater treatment plants in the 12th Five Year Plan compared to $8.1 billion in the last Plan, with 3,000 to 4,000 plants to be ? One-third of 113 major cities failed air quality added between 2009 and 2012 tests in 2009, in large part due to motor vehicle emissions. In 2009 the number of cars owned by ? Guangdong built 50 new wastewater treatment Chinese citizens jumped to 170 million, a 9.3 plants in 2010, which, when combined with the percent increase year on year. 239 plants already in operation, will reach a daily capacity of 16.32 million tons per day. For More Information Contact: ? More Flue Gas Desulfurization (FGD) projects Diana Liu & Andrew Gately and environmental early warning systems have U.S. Commercial Service been included in the next provincial five year plan American Consulate General Guangzhou (2010-2015). Email: diana.liu@trade.gov ? China's air pollution increased in 2010 for the first andrew.gately@trade.gov time since 2005, due in major part to an increase Phone: (86-20) 8667-4011 ext. 632 in motor vehicles and a rise in construction and Fax: (86?20) 8666?6409 industrial projects.
Posted: 28 January 2011, last updated 23 February 2011

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