The combined investment themes of China and environment provide a compelling case for investment. The sector remains volatile as it matures and reacts to environmental and industry development policy shifts. The quality and scale of the companies included in the sector varies widely and strong research into both sub-sectors and companies is essential before committing to the sector.
Xiangtan Electric Manufacturing Company Limited
The China CleanTech Index recorded a 4.1% gain in February 2014 but outperformed only one of its four benchmarks. The China CleanTech Index rose from 44.93 to 46.78 over the month of February recording a 4.1% gain. This compared to the NEX gain of 10.8%, the CTIUS gain of 10.5%, the Shanghai Composite gain of 1.1% and the MSCI gain of 4.8%.