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Beijing’s Next Trade Target? U.S. Gas

The Gaselys liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker sits at the Engie SA Everett import terminal in Boston, U.S. on Jan. 28. Photo: VCG
The Gaselys liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker sits at the Engie SA Everett import terminal in Boston, U.S. on Jan. 28. Photo: VCG

*The Chinese government included liquefied natural gas on a list of U.S. imports that could be subject to retaliatory tariffs if Washington goes through with recent threats to levy tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods, but no decision has yet been made

*An analyst said that China is demonstrating its ability to affect investor confidence in the U.S., and this will act as a reminder to Washington that Beijing still has weapons at its disposal in the trade war

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