Report On the State of the Environment In China
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The 2004 Report on The State of The Environment of China is issued according to relevant provisions of Environmental Protection Law of the People's Republic of China after review and adoption by the Board of Ministers of the State Environmental Protection Administration of China on May 25, 2005.


Xie Zhenhua


State Environmental Protection Administration 
May 25, 2005


Institutions Participating in the Compilation of 2004 Report

Leading Institution: State Environmental Protection Administration of P.R.C.
Contributing Ministries and Administrations: Ministry of Land Resources
Ministry of Construction
Ministry of Water Resources
Ministry of Agriculture
Ministry of Health
Ministry of Communications
State Statistics Bureau
State Forestry Administration
State Oceanic Administration
China Meteorological Administration
China Seismological Administration
Translation: Department of International Cooperation, State Environmental Protection Administration


Note: The data in this Report does not cover Taiwan Province, Hong Kong, and Macao, except for the data related to jurisdictional territory, land area, forest resources and earthquakes.

Contact: Environmental Information Center

Postal Address: No.1 Yuhuinanlu, Chaoyang, Beijing 100029, P.R.China


Fresh Water Environment

Marine Environment

Atmospheric Environment


Solid Wastes


Arable Land / Land Resources




Climate and Natural Disasters

Environmental Management