Empirical Analysis on the Relationship Between Industrial Structure Adjustment and Energy Consumption in China

Conference paper


According to the industrial structure evolution and the energy consumption change in China, this paper investigated their relationship with the method of grey incidence analysis. The results show that: at present, the industrial structure upgrading has some effect on the energy consumption, but it is constrained by the economic laws and the current situation; although the mechanization of agriculture is speeding up, the proportion of its added value still has the lowest correlative degree with energy cost; the influence of tertiary industry on the total energy consumption is not as big as respected; to develop energy-saving technologies and products vigorously is the fundamental way to achieve the goals of sustainable development.


Industrial structure Grey incidence analysis Energy consumption 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Economics and ManagementNanjing University of Aeronautics and AstronauticsNanjingChina
  2. 2.School of ManagementXuzhou Institute of TechnologyXuzhouChina

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