Archive for February, 2009
We will soon find out how China will receive Clinton in her new position as Secretary of State, as she has just announced her first trip to Asia, with China scheduled to be a critical stopoff. What’s more, Clinton aides have identified energy and climate change as two issues that will be at the top of her agenda.
Figures released by the General Administration of Customs in China last month revealed a rise in LNG imports to 3.3 tons in 2008, up from 2.9m tons the year prior. Despite 15 % growth over the course of the year, December figures were down 23% from November.