Natural gas & LNG

Americas May 2019

Regional analysis & forecasts
Economic overview

The popularity of LNG from the United States in the Chinese market is at stake as the US-China trade war intensifies.

In May, the administration of US President Donald Trump increased tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods from 10% to 25%. Trump has also issued an order to begin the process of raising tariffs on essentially all remaining imports from China, which are valued at approximately $300 billion. In response, Beijing hiked tariffs on a list of US goods worth $60 billion. The goods...