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Asia Pacific Consumption

September 2017

China’s recent gas price cut is expected to help further support gas demand growth through the end of 2017 and into 2018, helping to drive up consumption in Northeast Asia as a whole.

Beijing has cut citygate gas prices for non-residential users for the first time since November 2015 (see Price Developments). The citygate cut will reduce prices for commercial and industrial users and is expected to help boost gas offtake. China’s gas demand has already expanded rapidly in recent months after slow growth...