Natural gas & LNG

Asia Pacific October 2019

Regional analysis & forecasts
Economic overview

Downside risks to economic growth in the region have increased because of the trade war between China and the United States.

Risks of a further slowdown in China’s economic growth have increased. The country’s trade war with the US and a global slowdown are weighing on the outlook for the Chinese economy. China’s GDP is forecast to rise by 6.1% this year and by 5.7% next year. The government has stated that economic growth of more than 6% is unlikely to be maintained. The country’s gas...