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    Chinese LNG imports up 24% in Oct

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The imports were down 8.6% month/month, however.

by: Shardul Sharma

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Chinese LNG imports up 24% in Oct

In October, Chinese LNG imports came in at 6.17mn metric tons, up 24.3% year/year, customs department data published on November 18 showed. The imports were down 8.6% month/month, however.

During the January-October period, LNG imports were 64.6mn mt, up 22.5% yr/yr. Meanwhile, China’s pipeline gas imports were up 27.9% yr/yr to 3.21mn mt in October. The customs data showed that pipeline gas imports were 34.58mn mt during January-October, up 22% yr/yr.