Asian LNG demand up 15% in H1 2017

Asia’s LNG imports increased across seven importing countries in H1 2017, rising by an average of nearly 15% year on year
By Andrew Walker 14 September 2017
Year-on-year change in Asian LNG imports, volume and value.

Asian LNG demand showed robust growth in H1 2017, with imports across seven importing countries up by nearly 15% from H1 2016. The highest growth rates were in the emerging markets of Southeast Asia, with Malaysia seeing year-on-year growth of nearly 70%. However, this is largely the result of particularly low imports by Malaysia in 2016. Thailand showed more impressive multi-year growth, with imports set to exceed 3 mt in 2017 as a whole. Total growth in LNG imports across the three Southeast Asian countries...

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