The average ex-plant price for Chinese LNG stood at RMB 5,404 per ton ($15.23/MMBtu) in December 2018. This was up by 20% from November and the highest average price since January 2018 but still down by 15% from December 2017, when gas shortages caused LNG prices to spike. Fifty three plants across China increased their asking prices by an average of 21% last month from a month earlier.
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