Input-Output Tables

CEADS provides the input-output tables for academic users.

On 23 November 2017, CEADs publishes China Multi-Regional Input-Output Table 2012 (Download: MRIO2012).  The dataset consists of value chain trade of 30 provinces in China (excluding Tibet, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau). Method, data description and emission flow analysis can be found in our Nature Communication paper.

Reference: Zhifu Mi, Jing Meng, Dabo Guan, Yuli Shan, Malin Song, Yi-Ming Wei, Zhu Liu, and Klaus Hubacek. (2017) Chinese CO2 emission flows have reversed since the global financial crisis. Nature Communications. 8:1712. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-017-01820-w


CEADs extended the 30 MRIO table to 31 provinces including Tibet. The MRIO table for 31 provinces for the year of 2012 can be downloaded here (Download), along with the CO2 emission flows (Download).

Reference: Jiamin Ou, Jing Meng, Heran Zheng, Zhifu Mi, Yuli Shan, Dabo Guan. Frequent interactions of Tibet’s CO2 emissions with those of other regions in China. Earth’s Future. under review


CEADs compiled City-level MRIO table for Jing-Jin-Ji urban agglomeration of the year of 2012. The first version of Table can be downloaded here (Download).

Please note that the table may be updated due to the reason of optimisation and adjustment, and new version would be informed when it released.

Reference: Zheng H, Meng J, Mi Z,et al. Linking city-level input-out put table to urban energy footprint: Construction framework and application. J Ind Ecol. 2018;1–15.