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How the EU’s new energy plans impact Southeast Asia

By DW
28 September 2022   |   6:57 pm
As European countries turn to energy suppliers in Southeast Asia, driving up global prices, there are concerns that other developing countries are being forced to spend more on increasingly expensive LNG or coal.

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