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Americas Trade

August 2018

US LNG exports could be hit by the country’s worsening trade war with China.

The brinkmanship between Beijing and Washington could dent the appeal of US LNG in one of Asia’s most prospective markets. China will implement an additional 25% tariff on coal and several refined petroleum products imported from the US from 23 August. It has also included LNG in a preliminary list of goods on which it proposes to increase tariffs. As such, LNG will be subject to an additional tariff of 25%, although...