EU funds aim to get Danish hydro firms involved in Chinese exports

China is looking to dispose of its polluted drinking water and the export potential will be utilized by Danish specialists with help from EU funding.

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The EU Commission is offering support of DKK 45 million (EUR 6 million) to help open the Chinese market for hydro technology to players in the sector including Danish specialists, reports Danish media Børsen this Monday.

The majority of China's freshwater is so polluted today that it cannot be used as drinking water, but Danish skill could help resolve this. Of the DKK 45 million in EU funding, the Danish Environmental Agency will manage DKK 12 million and this will go to workshops and study trips so that Chinese hydro companies can visit Denmark. The funds will also be spent on development and adaptation of Danish technology for the Chinese market.

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