• Global Gas Analytics
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Asia Pacific Trade

January 2018

Chinese gas and LNG imports are set to continue to rise at the start of 2018 as demand soars.

China’s LNG imports rose by around 53% on an annual basis in November to reach just over 4 mt. GGA estimates that the country’s LNG imports for 2017 as a whole will have increased by around 47% year on year, equal to approximately 38.4 mt. Although imported pipeline supplies at the start of 2017 were lower, the overall volume of piped gas imports is estimated to have...