Asia Pacific - Trade

Natural gas analysis & forecasts February 2019

Mild weather and healthy stocks will weigh on LNG imports into Northeast Asia over the coming months.

Asian LNG imports are expected to increase this year, driven largely by China and India. However, growth in the supply available to the region will be strong – as projects in Australia, Russia and the United States will boost the amount of LNG available in 2019.

Northeast Asia LNG imports

China imported a record volume of LNG in December last year, with imports increasing by around 25%...