Journal article

China's future investments in environmental protection and control of manufacturing industry: lessons from developed countries

You Wu, Jichuan Sheng, Fang Huang

NATURAL HAZARDS | SPRINGER | Published : 2015

Abstract

A country’s manufacturing industry is an indicator of its economic competitiveness internationally. In 2009, China has its manufacturing added values surpassed the USA and now became the largest manufacturing country in the world, followed by Germany, the USA and Japan. However, manufacturing industry’s development aggravates environmental resource externalities and environmental pollution. The controls for the environmental pollution are essential to achieve the manufacturing industry’s sustainable development. In this comparative analysis, we examine environmental pollution control expenses, environment-related taxes and waste management capacities in the UK, Germany and Japan to seek the ..

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University of Melbourne Researchers

Grants

Awarded by National Natural Science Foundation of China


Awarded by Philosophy and Social Science Development Report - China's Ministry of Education


Awarded by Humanities and Social Science Foundation of China's Ministry of Education


Awarded by Graduate Innovation Program - Jiangsu Provincial Education Department


Awarded by Chinese Manufacturing Institute of Nanjing University of Information Science Technology


Funding Acknowledgements

This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China 71171115, 71173116 and 71303123, the Philosophy and Social Science Development Report funded by China's Ministry of Education 13JBG004, the Humanities and Social Science Foundation of China's Ministry of Education 10YJC790284 and 13YJCZH148, the Priority Academic Program Development of Jiangsu Higher Education Institutions (PAPD), the Graduate Innovation Program funded by Jiangsu Provincial Education Department (2011) N0782002073, the projects funded by Institute of Climate Change and Public Policy and Chinese Manufacturing Institute of Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology 12QHA003 and SK20140090-27.