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Fresh optimism for LNG over US-China trade deal

The US and China seem to be closing in on a trade deal that would benefit US LNG exporters looking to secure long-term contracts with Chinese buyers The US and China seem to be closing in on a trade deal that would benefit US LNG exporters looking to secure long-term contracts with Chinese buyers.
By Sara Stefanini 28 February 2019 Americas / LNG 0 33985
The Meridian Spirit loading a cargo at Sabine Pass LNG. (Cheniere)

The key issue: US President Donald Trump brought new hope to the prospects of a trade truce with China this week, announcing he will delay the tariff hike set for Friday and that a trade deal is at an advanced stage.

Interfax analysis: A United States-China trade deal would offer a shot in the arm to American LNG exporters hoping to secure long-term offtake contracts with one of the biggest potential new markets — and pave the way for new project approvals.

The revival is likely...