China boosts LNG imports

Liquefied natural gas imports into China, the world’s largest energy consumer, rose 28 percent in June as compared to the same month a year ago, according to the General Administration of Customs data.

China imported 2.21 million mt of the chilled fuel in June, as compared to 1.72 million mt a year before, the data shows.

According to the data, China paid about US$708.7 million for LNG imports in June, down 17.2  percent on year.

The LNG import figures in the first half of this year rose 21.2 percent on year.

The data reveals that China imported 11.56 million mt of the chilled fuel in H1, as compared to 9.49 million mt in 2015.

China is currently the world’s third largest importer of LNG. The country is expected to require large volumes of the chilled fuel over the next decade as it is seeking to cut its addiction to coal to reduce pollution.

 

LNG World News Staff

Share this article

Follow LNG World News

Events>

<< Sep 2019 >>
MTWTFSS
26 27 28 29 30 31 1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 1 2 3 4 5 6

6th Mozambique Gas Summit & Exhibit

This year’s edition will have a revamped programme for attendees.

read more >

Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference 2019

The three-day event includes an exhibition where an expected 600+ supply chain companies will showcase their products and services.

read more >

LNGgc London

LNGgc is a fantastic way of raising attendees’ company profile within this market and creating greater awareness of their brand…

read more >

5th CWC China LNG & Gas International Summit & Exhibition

5th CWC China LNG & Gas International Summit & Exhibition will return 16 – 17 October 2019, bringing together the key players…

read more >