However, the move fell short of previous proposals for a 25% tariff, alleviating some of the worries over the impact to U.S. natural gas exports. Shares of LNG exporters Cheniere Energy Inc. and Tellurian Inc. TELL -1.42% both closed up 3% on Tuesday. Since then, Cheniere’s stock has risen another 2% while Tellurian shares have given back gains. Newsletter Sign-up “The lower 10% figure was seen with relief by the market,” Samuel Phillips from Barclays wrote on Wednesday. Under the looming threat of tariffs, China has cut back on energy purchases from the U.S. in recent months. According to S&P Global Platts, China’s U.S. oil imports have declined from a record high reached in June. Barclays data shows China’s imports of U.S. LNG have fallen 60% from their peak in December 2017 through July. But while U.S. LNG is poised to become more expensive for Chinese buyers, the immediate […]