China’s production growth hit a high for the year in June.
Gas production in China rose by 19% on an annual basis in June – a high for the year. Output in H1 increased by 10% on an annual basis following the weak growth seen at the start of 2017. The government is pushing gas use and working to incentivise increases in domestic production to support the growing Chinese market. Output in H2 is anticipated to rise by around 10% year on year.