Supply & Demand

Chinese LNG imports up 50% in H1

China imported 3.97 mt of LNG and 3.33 mt of pipeline gas in June.
By Staff reporter 23 July 2018 0 31859

China imported 3.97 mt of LNG and 3.33 mt of pipeline gas in June, the General Administration of Customs said on Monday.

The country imported 23.81 mt of LNG in H1 2018, up by 50.0% from a year ago, and 18.26 mt of pipeline gas, up by 20.2%.

The value of China’s LNG imports was up by 84.3%, to $10.9 billion, while the value of piped imports increased by 36.5%, to $5.63 billion.