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Asia Pacific Consumption

November 2018

China will help drive strong demand growth this winter, but seasonal gains in Northeast Asia look set to be limited by moderate temperatures.

China’s gas demand amounted to 201.7 billion cubic metres for the first nine months of this year, an increase of 18% compared with the same period last year. The monthly demand figures are subject to revision – and the annual growth could be lower, as was the case in 2017 – but substantial increases in consumption are nevertheless expected this winter. The moderate...