Anything other than a US-China trade deal ‘wouldn’t make sense,’ energy executives say



Sam Meredith | CNBC

An escalating trade war between the world’s two largest economies would be nonsensical, according to executives from the liquefied natural gas (LNG) market.

Oil giants and energy companies are increasingly interested in LNG — a form of natural gas chilled to liquid form — as governments around the world mandate using cleaner fuel than coal.

A long-running trade conflict between the U.S. and China has battered business and consumer sentiment in recent months — with the LNG export industry particularly vulnerable.

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