China imported 38 million mt of LNG in 2017, a 50% year-on-year increase, and S&P Global Platts Analytics forecasts a 22% growth this year. The country’s demand is set to reach 68 million mt by 2023, before surpassing Japan to become the world’s largest LNG importer by 2030. In this video, Platts Commodity Associate Fan Shi Yun talks about China’s policy on liberalizing its gas market, and its particular focus on three key fronts: boosting third-party access to LNG regas terminals, liberalizing domestic gas pricing and promoting a Chinese trading hub.