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.