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.