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TABLE 1-1: Estimated Emissions of Acid Gases in Northeast Asia in 1990 (thousand tonnes)c

Sulfur Oxides


Area Sources

Large Point Sourcesd


Nitrogen Oxides

China18,5483,360 21,9089,926
Hong Kong31108 140391
Chinese Taipei47821 500671
Japan81817 8352,575
Mongolia780 7831
North Korea3430 343518
South Korea154298 1,6401,045
TOTAL21,8383,604 25,44215,157

From Technological Alternatives to Reduce Acid Gas and Related Emissions from Energy-Sector Activities in Northeast Asia by David Von Hippel