Asia Pacific Trade

October 2017

Total LNG import growth in Northeast Asia will be driven up by China over the coming months.

China’s LNG boom is expected to continue in Q4 as strong demand growth is driving up the need for imported volumes. China’s LNG imports rose by 39% on an annual basis in August, but this is comparatively moderate growth compared with the 94% jump seen in July. The increase in imported volumes was fuelled in part by cargoes from Australia, which increased by 36% year on year and accounted...

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