India Is Overtaking China as the World’s Largest Emitter of Anthropogenic Sulfur Dioxide

Sulfur dioxide levels in China declined dramatically even though coal usage increased by approximately 50% and electricity generation grew by over 100%, India’s sulfur dioxide emissions increased by 50 percent over the past decade.

Iran Oil Exports to China Rise To Highest in 11 Months

Iran is seeing the benefits from cutting it’s crude oil prices to gain market share. Iranian crude exports to China may rise to the highest in 11 months in August two tanker sources told Reuters on Thursday. Iran crude and condensate exports to China are seen at 733,000 barrels per day (bpd) in August. This would be a 11 percent rise in crude volumes month-on-month.