Chinese gas output growing slowly while imports jump

China produced 13.5 billion cubic metres of gas in March, an increase of 0.4% year on year, with production averaging 440 million cubic metres per day
By Staff reporter 17 April 2018 0 30480

China produced 13.5 billion cubic metres of gas in March, an increase of 0.4% year on year, with production averaging 440 million cubic metres per day, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Tuesday.

Output for the first three months of 2018 expanded by 3.3%, to 39.7 bcm.

Gas imports climbed by 39.0% in March, to 5.96 mt, and were up by 37.3% in Q1, to 20.62 mt.

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