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Chinese LNG imports bounce back at end of 2019

China’s LNG imports hit a new high in November, but the trend is not expected to continue into the new year China’s LNG imports hit a new high in November, but the trend is not expected to continue into the new year
By Menelaos Vakalopoulos 6 January 2020 Asia Pacific / Supply & Demand 0 34906
Chart showing China's LNG imports and year-on-year change

China imported 6.51 mt of LNG in November, marking an increase of 8.7% on an annual basis and 61.0% on a monthly basis. Furthermore, import volumes grew by 13.8% between January and November 2019, making China the only major importer in the Asian region to expand its LNG imports over the period – unlike Japan, South Korea, India and Taiwan. However, China’s LNG import growth rate fell over the year, driven by slowing economic...