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    Chinese LNG imports up 19% in Sep

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The country's pipeline gas imports were sharply higher as well.

by: Shardul Sharma

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Chinese LNG imports up 19% in Sep

In September, Chinese LNG imports came in at 6.75mn metric tons (mt), up 19.2% year/year, customs department data published on October 18 showed. The imports were up 1.5% month/month.

During the first nine months of the year, the country’s LNG imports were 58.48mn mt, up 22.7% yr/yr. Meanwhile, China’s pipeline gas imports in September were 3.87mn mt, up 32.1% yr. The data showed that pipeline gas imports were 31.37mn mt, up 21.5% yr/yr during the January-September period.