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Industry Trend Analysis - Production Fall, Exports To Drive H2 Imports Growth - SEPT 2017

China's crude oil imports are set to grow by 10.1% y-o-y in 2017. Despite softer demand from the independent teapot refiners and a gradual slowdown in the broader economy, imports by the large state-owned refiners will remain robust. This will be supported by the need to compensate for falling domestic oil production, favourable margins in the export markets and strengthening yuan.

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Industry Trend Analysis - Imports To Grow On Falling Production, Stronger CNY - AUG 2017

China's crude oil imports look set to grow by 5.0% y-o-y in 2017, as despite growing policy headwinds and uncertainty over quotas for the country's independent private refiners, crude imports by the large state-owned refiners are expected to remain robust over the coming months, supported by the need to compensate for falling domestic oil production and strengthening yuan.

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Industry Trend Analysis - Further Price Cut Would Support Beijing's Gas Plans - JULY 2017

Natural gas consumption in China will grow at a healthy average annual rate of 9.0% over 2017-2021, as governmental pro-gas policies drive stronger uptake among industrial, rural and transportation sector users. Further downward price revisions pose upside risk to our forecasts, as it will make gas more price-competitive versus alternative fuels, notably coal, and drive stronger fuel-switching...

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