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Record 1 2019-09-25


Subject field(s)
  • Industrial Establishments
  • Trade
  • Environmental Management

[A] grouping of industries that are predominantly export-oriented, large emitters of GHGs [greenhouse gases] that compete with international firms in foreign and domestic markets.


They are the country's heavy industries and are involved in metal and non-metal mining, smelting and refining, and the production of industrial goods, such as refined petroleum products, chemicals, fertilizers, aluminium, pulp and paper, iron and steel, and cement.


  • Établissements industriels
  • Commerce
  • Gestion environnementale

Les émissions de gaz à effet de serre provenant des industries touchées par les échanges et rejetant de grandes quantités d'émissions ont diminué […] entre 1990 et 2008.


Le secteur des industries touchées par le commerce et rejetant de grandes quantités d'émissions représente les émissions provenant des activités d'exploitation minière, de fonte et de raffinage, ainsi que de la production et de la transformation des biens industriels tels que les produits chimiques, les engrais, le papier ou le ciment.


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