Natural gas & LNG

Americas April 2019

Regional analysis & forecasts
Economic overview

The United States Federal Reserve has adopted accommodative monetary policy because of the US-China trade war.

The dispute is hurting the economies of both countries and also has adverse implications for the US oil and gas sector. LNG trading between the two countries has clearly suffered because of the tariffs imposed by China on imports of the fuel from the US. China has imposed an additional tariff of 10% on US LNG, which came into effect on 24 September 2018. The two sides have held several...