China passes Japan to become world’s largest natural gas importer

Anyone who knows me will also know that I take anything on China with a hefty dose of salt. But this is big, real big. Japan was always the big boy out there and now its dethroned. Things do change.

China has passed Japan to become the world’s largest importer of natural gas in recent months, and is expected to maintain that position as it continues to build out both LNG and pipeline capacity to meet rising demand levels.

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