China imports 25.5 mt of LNG and pipeline gas in Jan-May

China imported 25.5 mt of LNG and pipeline gas in the first five months of 2017, up by 13.2% year on year.
By Staff reporter 9 June 2017 0 26308

China imported 25.5 mt of LNG and pipeline gas in the first five months of 2017, up by 13.2% year on year, according to a data release from the General Administration of Customs (GAC) on Thursday.

This indicates China imported 5.4 mt of gas in May alone, up by 56.8% year on year, according to calculations by Interfax Natural Gas Daily. This is the strongest gain in more than two years.

The GAC said the average price of imported gas increased by 8.3% year on year in...

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