Chinese National Oil/Gas Corp. and Tadjiktransgaz signed agreement on the formation of JV for the building and maintenance of gas pipeline required for the gas shipment to China, as it was informed.
The agreement on the building of the 4th line of Central Asia-China gas pipeline was signed in Sep. 2013. It is assumed to increased the annual gas shipment by 25bn m3.
This gas pipeline is the first trans-boundary pipeline in China and is of high importance for the economy of this country.
By 2020 the annual gas shipment from Central Asia to China is expected to come to 80bn m3 and cover above 40% of the total gas import.