China imported 12,252 billion cubic meters of natural gas through pipelines and in liquefied form in July 2020, according to the customs statistics of the PRC.
The figure is 13% more than in July 2019 (10.828 billion cubic meters) and 27% more than in June (9.615 billion cubic meters). The achieved figure is a record volume of imports per month for China.
In the first seven months of this year, China increased its natural gas imports by 6% up to 73.677 billion cubic meters.
China, the world's largest importer of gas, imports the fuel via pipelines from Turkmenistan, Russia, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Myanmar.