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China is on track to impose tariffs on natural gas from U.S.

China prepares new tariffs on goods from the United States worth $60 bln, with liquefied natural gas included in the list, a move that would change the energy market, experts believe.

Photo: Lindsey Janies | Bloomberg | Getty Images

The decision of listing gas came as a surprise, considering that China had been reluctant to impose tariffs on fuel as it required natural gas after setting a course for a struggle against air pollution, a politically significant issue.

Currently the United States stands at the first position in the world among natural gas producers and is accelerating its exports.

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