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February 2018

Growth in Chinese LNG imports at the peak of winter attracted spot cargoes from Norway.

China’s LNG import volumes rose by 35% on an annual basis in December 2017, to a high for the year of around 5 mt. Total gas imports reached 7.9 mt in December, an increase of 30% on an annual basis, supported by a rise in piped supplies which increased by 23% year on year during the month. Chinese gas and LNG imports amounted to 7.8 mt in January, according to preliminary...