China’s LNG imports up 64 pct in March YoY

China’s imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) rose in March as the country continued its switch from coal to natural gas as fuel for heating.

China imported 3.25 million tonnes of LNG, up 64.2 percent from March 2017, according to the General Administration of Customs data.

These imports dropped 0.74 million tonnes when compared to the previous month.

In total, the country’s LNG imports rose 60 percent for the first three months of this year to 12.4 million tonnes, the data showed.

 

LNG World News Staff

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Posted on April 23, 2018 with tags .

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