Despite slowing energy demand growth, China remains the world’s largest energy consumer, accounting for 22% of world energy consumption in 2040.
China’s energy intensity declines by 3.4% p.a. over the Outlook, slightly faster than the average decline of 3.0% p.a. between 1995 and 2017.
China’s energy mix continues to evolve, with coal’s share declining to 35% in 2040, from 60% in 2017.