March 1 – China's consumption of aluminum will grow 13% to 18.7 million tons in 2011, predicted Aluminum Corp of China, the nation's biggest producer of the metal. Aluminum prices in the country are projected to hover between ¥16,000 and ¥18,500 per ton.
March 1 – China's government sold all the auctioned 100,101 tons of rapeseed oil at ¥9,523/ton, according to the National Grain and Oil Trading Center.
February 28 – China's cotton output declined 6.3% to 5.97 million tons in 2010, said the National Bureau of Statistics.
February 25 – China will likely become the world's largest photovoltaic product consumer over the next decade, predicted Suntech Power Holdings CEO Shi Zhengrong.
February 25 – China's consumption of petroleum products will grow 4% to 5% to between 457 million and 458 million tons in 2011, predicted Icis-china.com.
February 24 – China's coal imports were up 4.8% year on year to 16.56 million tons in January, according to customs figures.
February 23 – An average Chinese person consumes 2.35 barrels of crude oil a day, 1/10 of an average American, CNOOC president Fu Chengyu told a forum on international commodity prices.
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