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Natural gas & LNG

Asia Pacific November 2019

Regional analysis & forecasts
Economic overview

Asian economic growth is slowing as Washington’s trade war with Beijing takes its toll on China.

Weak economic data from China suggest the slowdown in the country continues unabated. China’s industrial output grew by just 4.7% in October, well below expectations. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has further downgraded growth estimates for 2019 and 2020 and pointed to several downside risks. In its latest World Economic Outlook, issued in October, the IMF said global trade has undergone a sharp slowdown, led by weakening imports in China...