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Reality check for China's natural gas push to cut air pollution

Success of campaign is leading to rising prices and limited supplies of cleaner fuel

China's strong demand for LNG is driving up spot prices and tightening the market for the super-chilled fuel.

CHINA'S push to use more natural gas over winter in a bid to cut air pollution is running into the harsh realities of rising prices and limited supplies of the cleaner fuel.

In a signal of what may become more government intervention in the natural gas market, China's state planner...