Chapter 7. Virtual- versus Real-Water Transfers Within China

  1. Arjen Y. Hoekstra and
  2. Ashok K. Chapagain

Published Online: 7 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696224.ch7

Globalization of Water: Sharing the Planet's Freshwater Resources

Globalization of Water: Sharing the Planet's Freshwater Resources

How to Cite

Hoekstra, A. Y. and Chapagain, A. K. (2007) Virtual- versus Real-Water Transfers Within China, in Globalization of Water: Sharing the Planet's Freshwater Resources, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470696224.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 21 DEC 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405163354

Online ISBN: 9780470696224

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Keywords:

  • agricultural products;
  • water import;
  • Beijing;
  • China;
  • water transfer projects

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Assessing Virtual-Water Flows Between Regions in China

  • Virtual-Water Content per Product Category per Region

  • Food Trade Within China

  • Virtual-Water Transfers Within China

  • Virtual-versus Real-Water Budgets

  • Virtual-Water Transfers in Relation to Water Availability

  • North-South Virtual-Water Flows in Relation to the South-North Water Transfer Project