The recovery in China’s gas market is restoring industry confidence. Accelerated reforms pushing down end-user prices, clearer policies aimed at supporting gas demand, and recovery in oil prices will combine to improve the demand outlook through the medium and long term. Meanwhile, China's power market is faced with growing uncertainties and new challenges as the Chinese economy adapts to a new normal. We highlighted these trends in our H2 2016 gas and power outlook. The trends also have had an impact on our provincial China gas and power analysis.