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    Chinese LNG Imports in August Soar 16%


Imports were sharply higher month on month as well.

by: Shardul Sharma

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Chinese LNG Imports in August Soar 16%

China’s LNG imports during August stood at 5.96mn metric tons, up 16.3% yr/yr, customs department data published September 23 showed. Month on month, imports were up 18.5%.

LNG imports during the eight months of the year were 42.17mn metric tons, up 10% yr/yr, the data showed.

Meanwhile, China’s pipeline gas imports during August were 3.4mn mt, up 8% yr/yr while imports during January-August period were 22.9mn mt, down 7.4% yr/yr.