Rebound in Chinese gas demand – a bigger concern for Europe than Russian cut-off

Friday, 31 March 2023

China’s great reopening after nearly three years of lockdowns to fight the pandemic is being warily watched. In fact, Europe’s gas supplies could be harder hit by a stark rise in China’s LNG imports this year than by a loss of all remaining pipeline gas flows from Russia, the International Energy Agency (IEA) warns.

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