Reuters – China imported gas price hike may boost imports to cover shortage

China has hiked the price of imported natural gas by more than a quarter backdated to July 1 as it tries to encourage more deliveries by pipeline and ship to cover a winter shortage of the fuel, industry experts said on Friday.

The world’s top energy user has been in a severe gas shortage since early November that has forced rationing and the suspension of supply to some industries as it tries to guarantee sufficient stock for home and transport use. (Read more…


(English, Article, 2013)

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