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U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2004-1374

Published 2004
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China’s Growing Appetite for Minerals

By David Menzie, Pui-Kwan Tse, Mike Fenton, John Jorgenson, and Hendrik van Oss


During the last 15 years, China's economy and consumption have grown rapidly. This report contains figures and notes from a talk that discusses China's increasing consumption of aluminum, cement, coal, copper, iron ore, petroleum, and steel in context of its developing economy.

This report is provided in Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft PowerPoint formats.

Open-File Report 2004-1374 [1.2-MB PDF file]

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Open-File Report 2004-1374 [2.15-MB PowerPoint file]

For questions about the content of this report, contact David Menzie.

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