Not volumes, but volatility key to watch in China: Eni High European LNG imports could be shoulder month effect Long-term contracts still valid in LNG industry: Cheniere Berlin — The upcoming winter in China will define how the global LNG market evolves in the coming months, major industry players said Wednesday. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Chinese demand over Winter 2018/19 will likely be the biggest, single swing factor in the global LNG market — a cold winter would see Chinese LNG imports grow further at the expense of other importing regions such as Europe, while a mild winter would see more cargoes of LNG available globally. “The amount of Chinese LNG demand volatility is an unknown — it is completely unprecedented,” Piero Ercoli, senior vice president at Italy’s Eni, said at the European Autumn Gas Conference in Berlin. “It all […]