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Asia Pacific Production

January 2019

Although Chinese gas production is expected to grow steadily this year and next, it will continue to leave room for substantial gains in imports.

Chinese gas production is estimated to have increased by around 7% on an annual basis in 2018, to 159 bcm. The government has made repeated calls for increased domestic supply to help meet growing demand and limit rises in the country’s dependence on imports. Increased investment from China’s major NOCs is expected to help boost production further this year and next. However,...