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Natural gas & LNG

Asia Pacific July 2018

Regional analysis & forecasts
Economic overview

China’s economic growth is forecast to ease this year and next as the trade war with the US continues.

China’s GDP is forecast to expand by 6.7% this year and by 6.4% next year, according to the latest outlook from the OECD. This slowdown in growth comes at a time when the country’s LNG imports are expected to keep rising. China has not explicitly listed LNG among the goods it imports from the United States to which it will apply import duties, but it could still...