Trump’s China deal may signal boost for US exporters

By Chris Noon 18 May 2017
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An LNG tanker off the US coast. China has been reluctant to sign direct agreements with US LNG suppliers (FERC) An LNG tanker off the US coast. China has been reluctant to sign direct agreements with US LNG suppliers (FERC)

Chinese LNG importers may be sceptical of a rapid surge in exports from the United States amid warmer rhetoric between the two countries over trade, but there is plenty of optimism stateside. 

“We are definitely happy about this,” Charlie Riedl, director of the Washington-based Centre for Liquefied Natural Gas (CLNG), told Interfax Natural Gas Daily. “This is a win for both US LNG suppliers and Chinese buyers,” he added. 

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