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Taiwan’s LNG import growth flattens out in 2018

Taiwan's LNG imports leveled out in 2018 following strong growth a year earlier Taiwan's LNG imports leveled out in 2018 following strong growth a year earlier.
By Andrew Walker 6 March 2019 Asia Pacific / LNG 0 34007
Taiwan’s LNG imports

Taiwan’s LNG imports grew by 0.5% on an annual basis in 2018, which was a sharp fall from the 12% year-on-year growth seen in 2017. Imports in December 2018 were up by 4% on an annual basis, helping support growth for the full year.

Taiwan’s monthly LNG imports

The second half of 2018 saw large year-on-year falls in import volumes, with an 18% drop in September and 23% in November. However, February experienced the largest drop of...