Using Economic Instruments to Promote Environmentally Sustainable Transportation in the People's Republic of China

Publication | January 2009

ADB supported research emphasizing the growing importance of environmentally sustainable transport, which focuses on vehicle and fuel technology, infrastructure, and changes in transport activity and management.


  • Growing energy consumption in transport is unsustainable.
  • Current carbon dioxide emission levels need to be better controlled.
  • Economic instruments can promote environmentally sustainable transport.