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Chinese gas consumption up 19% in July

China’s apparent gas consumption grew by 19.1% year on year in July.
By Staff reporter 29 August 2018 0 32339

China’s apparent gas consumption grew by 19.1% year on year in July, to 22.4 billion cubic metres, the National Development and Reform Commission said on Tuesday.

Production increased by 9.4%, to 12.9 bcm, while imports grew by 33.6%, to 9.8 bcm.

Apparent consumption in the first seven months of 2018 increased by 17.8%, to 157.2 bcm, while output climbed by 5.5%, to 90.8 bcm, and imports rose by 38.5%, to 68.2 bcm.