Natural gas & LNG

Asia Pacific December 2019

Regional analysis & forecasts
Economic overview

Asian GDP growth looks set to remain sluggish despite the easing of trade tensions between China and US.

An eleventh-hour deal was reached in the trade war between the US and China in mid December but the deal will be implemented in stages and is not expected to fully resolve structural imbalances in trade between the two countries.

The Phase One agreement is expected to usher in a lowering of tariffs over the next two years, rather than immediately removing tariffs that each side has imposed as...