China returns to work but energy demand remains patchy

Thursday, 04 June 2020

Manufacturing is resuming in China, but the recovery from the coronavirus lockdown still needs to translate in a substantial rise in energy demand. China was the first to implement containment measures, in mid-January, and experienced a record 6.5% drop in gas demand in Q1-2020, but the International Energy Agency (IEA) still expects the country’s gas demand to triple by 2040.


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