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    China's LNG Imports Up 25% in Oct


Imports were down on month, however.

by: Shardul Sharma

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China's LNG Imports Up 25% in Oct

China imported 5.02mn metric tons of LNG in October, up 25.4% on October 2019, the customs department’s data published on November 23 showed. Imports were down on month from 5.73mn mt in September.

During the first 10 months of the year, China imported 52.93mn mt of LNG, up 11.9% compared with the same period of last year.

Meanwhile, China’s pipeline gas imports in October came to 2.51mn mt, up 1% yr/yr. During the January-October period pipeline gas shipments totalled 28.34mn mt, down 6.5% yr/yr, the data showed.