U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods could hurt LNG exporters

New U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods could make it more difficult for U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporters to tap into China's booming energy market and get investors to put money into LNG projects, reports the Houston Chronicle. The newspaper says the Trump administration’s proposed policy, which calls for tariffs targeting roughly $60 billion in Chinese goods per year, “could exacerbate U.S. investors' anxiety over signing long-term LNG contracts with trading partners they already consider unreliable." For more, read the full story.

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