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About 75% of industrial emissions from refining, petrochemical sector

In 2017, 190 Mtoe of fossil fuels were imported into Singapore. About 55 Mtoe were refined into chemicals and fuels and mostly exported. The rest was largely for power generation and transportation.


SINGAPORE generated 52.5 million tonnes of greenhouse gases in 2017, working out to about 0.11 per cent of global emissions, said Koh Poh Koon, Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry.

Of this, industries contributed about 60 per cent, Dr Koh said in response to a...

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