China considers resource tax to include coal

BEIJING, May 9 (UPI) -- A Chinese government official has signaled that tougher taxes on the use of resources and on emissions would be imposed so the country can achieve greener industrial development.

China to issue government reforms

BEIJING, March 10 (UPI) -- China plans to overhaul its maligned railway system as part of a larger government overhaul aimed at reducing inefficiency and corruption, officials said.

China urges energy conservation

BEIJING, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Chinese officials are urging conservation to battle power disruptions.

China will work with U.S. on energy

BEIJING, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- China said it will work with the United States on energy development.

Sulfur dioxide emissions decrease in China

BEIJING, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- China has experienced a decrease in sulfur dioxide emissions for the first time in several years, China’s Xinhua News Agency reported.

United States, China agree on reactor sale

HONG KONG, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- The United States has given its OK for China to buy four Westinghouse nuclear reactors, it was reported Monday.

Chinese urged to spend, not save

BEIJING, March 20 (UPI) -- China needs to encourage its people to spend their money, not save, in order to strengthen the nation's economy, economic experts have told a forum in Beijing. Ma Kai, head of the National Development and Reform Commission, told the China Development Foru

China promises more social benefits

BEIJING, March 7 (UPI) -- China is to opt for higher income, affordable housing, better education and less pollution in the next five years, the development minister said Monday.

China has more auto exports than imports

BEIJING, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- China is worried about an overproduction of automobiles as its exports exceeded imports this year for the first time ever.

China economic policy steady for 2005

SINGAPORE, March 7 (UPI) -- With the National People's Congress in Beijing underway and key speeches by premier Wen Jiabao and others seniors officials, it is already clear that the motus

China must slow growth or risk crisis

BEIJING, March 9 (UPI) -- China must slow its infrastructure building and cut investments in steel, electricity and cement to avoid a crisis, a development official warns.

China pegs economic growth at 8.5 percent

BEIJING, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- China's economy is expected to grow 8.5 percent this year, with gross domestic product to top $1.3 trillion.
Ma Kai
Visiting U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson talks with Ma Kai, minister of the National Development and Reform Commission, at a state guest in Beijing, China on August 1, 2007. Paulson voiced his opposition to a bill that would enable Washington to punish China for its weak currency ahead of a meeting with China's President Hu Jintao. (UPI Photo/Stephen Shaver)

Ma Kai (Chinese: 马凯; Pinyin: Mǎ Kǎi; born 1946 in Shanghai, China) is an official of the People's Republic of China.

Ma Kai was born in Jinshan, Shanghai in 1946. He received his Master degree from Renmin University of China in 1982.

His portfolio also includes putting forth Chinese policies with regard to global warming. He was a member of the 16th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and is the current member of 17th Central Committee. In 2003 he was given responsibility for the National Development and Reform Commission, an organisation which has broad administrative and planning control over the economy of the People's Republic of China.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Ma Kai."
Most Popular
Next-generation space suits will be like second skin Next-generation space suits will be like second skin
The days of texting and driving are over with this new device
Samsung Galaxy S5 vs iPhone 6: Which is the best for you?
Ellen Pompeo posts 'Orange is the New Black'-inspired photo Ellen Pompeo posts 'Orange is the New Black'-inspired photo
Lana Del Rey cancels European tour due to illness Lana Del Rey cancels European tour due to illness