Cold weather and China‚Äôs consistent gasification efforts pushed liquefied natural gas imports into Northeastern Asia to a record-high, Reuters reports , citing data from its Refinitiv Eikon service. Since the start of December, LNG imports into China, Taiwan, Japan, and South Korea have reached 20.5 million tons, breaking the previous record of 19.5 million tons, set last January, the data revealed. LNG imports into China alone reached 6.5 million tons this month, up by 6 percent from November, when liquefied natural gas imports soared by 48.5 percent from November 2017, as China continues to have parts of the country switch to natural gas from coal for heating. LNG imports into China in the first eleven months of this year jumped by 43.6 percent compared to January-November 2017, to 47.52 million tons and on course to easily beat the full-year LNG import record of 38.13 million tons from 2017, according […]