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Asia Pacific Production

May 2018

Weak growth in Chinese gas production at the start of the year could cap full-year gains.

China’s gas output increased by 4% on an annual basis in Q1 2018, to 40 bcm, but production is expected to pick up pace during the latter part of the year. Output rose by 8% on an annual basis during 2017 as a whole, to reach 148.7 bcm. The country’s domestic gas production is expected to rise by around 6% on an annual basis this year. However, this growth will...