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    China's July LNG Imports Up 18%

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China is the world's second biggest LNG importer.

by: Shardul Sharma

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China's July LNG Imports Up 18%

China imported 4.88mn metric tons of LNG in July, up 18.1% yr/yr, customs department’s data published August 23 showed.

Month on month, imports rose by 7.7%. During the first seven months of the year, China imported 33.18mn mt of LNG, representing a 18.8% increase yr/yr.

If the current trend continues, Asia’s biggest economy will end up with another record year in terms of LNG imports. Last year, the country imported a record 54mn mt of LNG.