Natural gas consumption in China in October increased by 1.8% year-on-year and reached 30.53 billion cubic meters, the State Committee for Development and Reform Commission (NDRC).
Meanwhile, over the ten months of this year, demand decreased by 1.1% compared to the same period a year earlier, to 299.93 billion cubic meters, the Xinhua agency reports. .
Earlier it was reported that gas production in October increased by 12.3% and amounted to 18.5 billion cubic meters. Since the beginning of the year, production increased by 6% to 178.5 billion cubic meters, while imports decreased by 10.4% to 88.74 million tons, according to the State Statistical Office.