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La Chine a commencé à rationner le diesel en raison d’une pénurie de carburant (image d'illustration). © AP China started rationing the diesel due to a fuel shortage (image of illustration).

Approaching COP26, CO2 consumption increases with the energy crisis. The shortage of electricity in China, in particular, resulted in a revival of coal plants. China that started rationing diesel due to fuel shortage.

With our correspondent in Beijing, Stéphane Lagarde

The effect was immediate: shared videos on the Sina Weibo network show long truck lines. It stuck close to road hubs and for example on Shijiazhuang side, in the Hebei province where, according to a service station boss, cited by Caixin magazine, the drivers are only 100 liters at the pump.

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coal in other provinces, it is only 25 liters. Not to mention those who require supplements. Mr. Li passes ten hours a day at the wheel of his truck, 1,600 kilometers round trip to connect the central province of Henan until the Jiangsu on the east coast. When the price of fuel increases, it feels at the end of the month. "I carry steel plates, stone and paper," he explains. I'm 1,600 kilometers round trip and I drive about ten hours a day. The price of fuel has increased significantly: we went from 70 cents of euros to near a euro, it's huge for us.

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The price of diesel climbs, therefore, like all fossil fuels right now because of supply shortages that affect transport. Transportation that can include foreign market goods, which contributes to the global crisis of the supply chain.

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The future governing parties seem to be hooked in the traffic policy, before the start of the traffic light. The Greens show outraged over the designated FDP minister - and the SPD still heats up the dispute. © Chris Emil Janssen / Imago Images / Chris Emil Janßen The Future Minister of Transport Volker Wissing ( FDP ) for lower vehicle taxes on diesel cars increasingly burden the future traffic light coalition.

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