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Asia Pacific Trade

December 2018

Demand for additional spot cargoes in Northeast Asia has been weak at the start of the winter, but the region’s total LNG imports will rise on an annual basis at the peak of the cold season.

Although the pace of Chinese LNG import growth is expected to ease, strong gains are still anticipated to be seen in Q1 2019. China’s LNG imports rose by 29% on an annual basis in October, to 4.6 mt. This supported growth of 43% for the first 10 months of the...