Natural gas & LNG

Asia Pacific May 2019

Regional analysis & forecasts
Economic overview

China’s economy is slowing down, but will still support growing energy consumption.

Policy support will stimulate economic growth in China this year. While the pace of this growth will ease from that seen last year, it will still be enough to support strong levels of expansion in the gas market. China’s GDP is forecast to rise by 6.3% on an annual basis this year, according to the latest outlook from the International Monetary Fund. This is down from the 6.6% growth seen last year. The country’s...