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Natural gas & LNG

Americas August 2019

Regional analysis & forecasts
Economic overview

The trade war between the United States and China is costing the US LNG sector.

The administration of US President Donald Trump is set to impose additional tariffs of 10% on another $300 billion worth of goods imported from China, some of which will start from 1 September 2019. The announcement came just a day after trade talks between the two sides ended without much progress. Trump can still increase tariffs to 25% on this tranche of Chinese goods to exert more pressure on Beijing.

The risk...