Chinese spot LNG prices fall back to December levels

Spot LNG prices for Northeast Asia declined by 4.1% week on week at the end of last week, to $7.15/MMBtu, returning to levels last seen in mid-December 2016 Spot LNG prices for Northeast Asia declined by 4.1% week on week at the end of last week, to $7.15/MMBtu, returning to levels last seen in mid-December 2016.
By Tang Tian 28 February 2017 0 24167

Spot LNG prices for Northeast Asia declined by 4.1% week on week at the end of last week, to $7.15/MMBtu, returning to levels last seen in mid-December 2016.

CIF price of LNG in major Asian countries and regions ($/MMBtu)

Date Japan South Korea China Taiwan
13 Feb 7.75 7.88 7.95 7.85
14 Feb 7.71 7.85 7.90 7.80
15 Feb 7.60 7.78 7.80 7.72
16 Feb 7.50 7.67 7.72 7.60
17 Feb 7.50 7.67 7.72 7.60
20 Feb 7.50 7.67 7.72 7.60
21 Feb 7.50 7.67 7.72 7.60
22 Feb 7.20 7.47 7.50 7.35
23 Feb 7.15 7.37 7.25 7.20
24 Feb 7.10 7.20 7.18 7.12
Source: Sublime China Information

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