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China's pledge to end building coal plants abroad improves Belt and Road's reputation, development bank says

China’s new pledge on coal helps the reputation of Belt and Road Initiative, development bank says

9/24/2021 9:13:00 AM

China ’s new pledge on coal helps the reputation of Belt and Road Initiative, development bank says

Chinese President Xi Jinping said at the United Nations General Assembly that China would not build new coal-fired power projects overseas.

. He said China will support other developing countries to move toward to green and low-carbon energy, but did not provide further details."I think this is very much [an] important policy initiative taken by China," Jin Liqun, president of AIIB, told CNBC's

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on Thursday."It could enhance the reputation of the Belt [and] Road Initiative," he added.Jin said Beijing has been grappling with how to balance demand from other countries for coal-fired power plants with its climate commitments. Xi said last year that China aims to become

carbon neutral by 2060."Now, I think the decision is made," he said. "The next step is for China to do its utmost to export renewable technology to these low-income countries."A coal fired power plant in Jiayuguan, Gansu province, China, on Thursday, April 1, 2021.

Qilai Shen | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesThe Belt and Road Initiative or BRI is an ambitious program to build physical and digital infrastructure connecting hundreds of countries from Asia to the Middle East, Africa and Europe. The U.S. and many countries have

criticized the BRIfor financing building projects — particularly those involving coal — that harm the environment.Burning coal produces a large amount of carbon emissions, and countries such as Japan and South Korea have previously said they will stop funding overseas coal power projects.

Coal projects wereof the BRI in the last few years. In 2015, coal accounted for 46% of China's energy investments through the BRI, according to the International Institute for Green Finance, a Beijing-based think tank. Read more: CNBC »

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