The Ras Laffan Industrial City, Qatar's main liquefied natural gas and gas-to-liquid production site, about 80km north of the capital Doha. Qatar is China’s second-biggest source of LNG. Photo: AFP The Ras Laffan Industrial City, Qatar's main liquefied natural gas and gas-to-liquid production site, about 80km north of the capital Doha. Qatar is China’s second-biggest source of LNG. Photo: AFP
The Ras Laffan Industrial City, Qatar's main liquefied natural gas and gas-to-liquid production site, about 80km north of the capital Doha. Qatar is China’s second-biggest source of LNG. Photo: AFP

Arab states’ rift with Qatar clouds China’s plans for Gulf free-trade deal

Arab states’ split won’t hit energy supplies but could stall agreement with Beijing, analyst says

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The Ras Laffan Industrial City, Qatar's main liquefied natural gas and gas-to-liquid production site, about 80km north of the capital Doha. Qatar is China’s second-biggest source of LNG. Photo: AFP The Ras Laffan Industrial City, Qatar's main liquefied natural gas and gas-to-liquid production site, about 80km north of the capital Doha. Qatar is China’s second-biggest source of LNG. Photo: AFP
The Ras Laffan Industrial City, Qatar's main liquefied natural gas and gas-to-liquid production site, about 80km north of the capital Doha. Qatar is China’s second-biggest source of LNG. Photo: AFP
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