JSS  Vol.2 No.9 , September 2014
Overview on the Distribution System of Mineral Energy Ownership in China
Author(s) Weijia Zhang*
ABSTRACT

This paper is a preliminary exploration on the attribution system of mineral energy ownership of China. In this article, mineral energy is broken down into two categories, namely, the energy minerals and the products of energy minerals. Subsequently, this paper further elaborates and makes a pectination to the energy ownership system according to the mode of acquisition of the two types of mineral energy in China.


Cite this paper
Zhang, W. (2014) Overview on the Distribution System of Mineral Energy Ownership in China. Open Journal of Social Sciences, 2, 156-160. doi: 10.4236/jss.2014.29027.
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