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    China's LNG imports up 36% in May


Pipeline gas imports were up 26.2% yr/yr.

by: Shardul Sharma

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China's LNG imports up 36% in May

China's LNG imports in May totalled 7.03mn metric tons, up 36.5% year/year, customs department data published June 18 showed. Imports were up 4.5% month/month. 

The country’s LNG imports during the first five months of the year were up 31% yr/yr to 33.23mn mt. Meanwhile, China’s pipeline gas imports in May were 3.29mn mt, up 26.2% yr/yr. Pipeline gas imports during January-May were 16.55mn mt, up 13.1% yr/yr, the data showed.